Business Method Patent Attorney/Student – Remote

Seeking business method patent interested or skilled law student (or skilled business method patent attorney) to join remotely or otherwise a University of California Davis-based student business plan competition team focused on solving the U.S. nursing shortage. Nolo Press' Patent It Yourself is only taking us so far, but hopefully all we need from you is a buffing of what we've already got. Obviously we're not asking you to act as an attorney, unless of course you already are one. Will require signature of confidentiality agreement. Compensation all based on upside.

Interested applicants should contact Reed Benet at

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Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Remote

EFF Intellectual Property Attorney – San Francisco

Effposse270x135EFF is seeking an intellectual property staff attorney for its legal team. Responsibilities will include litigation, public speaking, media outreach, plus legislative and regulatory advocacy, all in connection with a variety of intellectual property and high technology matters.

Qualified candidates should have at least four years of legal experience, with knowledge in patent law and at least one other IP specialty (copyright, trademark, trade secret). Litigation experience is preferred, including significant experience managing cases, both overall case strategy and day-to-day projects and deadlines. Candidates should have good communication skills and interest in working with a team of highly motivated lawyers and activists in a hard-working nonprofit environment. Strong writing and analytical skills as well as the ability to be self-motivated and focused are essential. Tech savviness and familiarity with Internet civil liberties and high tech public interest issues preferred. This position is based in San Francisco.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, writing sample, and references to

Employer Type: Public Interest
Job Location: San Francisco, CA
Type of work (Check all that apply): Litigation, Regulatory

Pro Bono and Internship Opportunities for Attorneys and Law Students

PUBPAT seeks attorneys and law students with particular interest in patent law to work on various patent focused matters, in either a Pro Bono or Internship capacity.  Example projects include analyzing the validity and scope of individual patents, drafting commentary on proposed legislation or regulations, and investigating the impact current patent law has on civil liberties, public health, and free markets.

Pro Bono matters are assigned based on an attorney or student's preference and availability, but require a minimum commitment of 3-10 hours per week. Semester and Summer un-paid Internship Opportunities are available for interested and qualified law students.

To inquire about current Pro Bono or Internship Opportunities, please send an email to describing your background, interest and availability. You will be contacted by a PUBPAT staff member when an appropriate opportunity becomes available.  Thank you for your interest.