Agency: Federal Trade Commission
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All Qualified Candidates
OUR MISSION: The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforces a variety of Federal antitrust and consumer protection laws. The FTC seeks to ensure that the nation's markets function competitively and are vigorous, efficient, and free of undue restrictions. The FTC also works to enhance the smooth operation of the marketplace by eliminating marketing acts or practices that are unfair or deceptive. The FTC conducts economic analyses to support its law enforcement efforts and to contribute to the policy deliberations of the Agency, the Congress, the Executive Branch, and other organizations.
The Federal Trade Commission’s Office of Policy Planning assists the Commission to develop and implement long-range competition and consumer protection policy initiatives and advises staff on cases raising new or complex policy and legal issues. The Office of Policy Planning is seeking an attorney with intellectual property experience to support the office’s work.
Candidates should have excellent legal research and writing abilities, strong organizational and analytical skills in presenting written arguments, excellent oral communication skills, and the ability to explain complex legal and technical issues in a clear and succinct manner. Candidates also should be able to work effectively with other people, exercise sound judgment, meet deadlines, and exhibit a strong interest in the work of the agency. In addition, demonstrated experience in intellectual property, patent litigation, and antitrust is highly desired. This position is not included in the bargaining unit.
- Possess a JD or LL.B degree from an accredited law school
- Member in good standing of the Bar of a state or territory - US, PR, DC
- U.S. citizenship
- Relocation expenses will not be paid