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Patent Paralegal

Arista Networks

Arista Networks

Dublin, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023

Company Description

Arista Networks was founded to pioneer and deliver software-driven cloud networking solutions for large data center storage and computing environments. Arista’s award-winning platforms, ranging in Ethernet speeds from 10M to 400G bits per second, redefine scalability, agility and resilience. Arista has shipped more than 10 million cloud networking ports worldwide with CloudVision and EOS, an advanced network operating system. Committed to open standards, Arista is a founding member of the 25/50GbE consortium. Arista Networks products are available worldwide directly and through partners.

At the core of Arista's platform is the Extensible Operating System (EOS™), a ground-breaking network operating system with single-image consistency across hardware platforms, and modern core architecture enabling in-service upgrades and application extensibility.

Job Description

  • Maintaining our patent portfolio data and generating reports in the Foundation IP database.
  • Manage global annuities for our patent portfolio.
  • Responsible for managing outside counsel regarding Arista procedures and assist with cross-citing matters between law firms for information disclosure statements.
  • Support the development of patent prosecution procedures and guidelines.
  • Manage our inventor recognition program.
  • Review and track outside counsel invoices .
  • Provide support to IP attorneys.


  • 5+ years of paralegal experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Foundation IP portfolio management software and experience generating customized patent data and docketing reports.
  • Familiarity with US and European patent procedures and practices.
  • Experience with patent docketing and patent portfolio management.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Highly organized with attention to details and desire for accuracy.
  • Capable of working independently while also being a team player.


  • Experience with Google Workspace applications, Gsuite.
  • Paralegal experience managing trademark portfolio's.
  • Interest in learning about new technologies.

Additional Information

Hours and place of work

Hybrid working arrangements are available and will be agreed in advance.

Due to the international nature of this role a degree of flexibility will be offered and will be required.


The compensation package will be competitive and commensurate with the candidate’s experience.