Arnold & Porter LLP has an opening for a Patent Law Clerk in the Washington, D.C. office. The Patent Law Clerk will be directly supervised by an attorney and get individualized patent law training. Ideal candidates will be organized; detail-oriented; and able to follow up on instructions independently. Responsibilities include: preparing and filing new patent applications and other patent prosecution documents; conducting client technology and patent portfolio assessments; supporting business development; managing large domestic and foreign dockets and other duties as assigned.
Candidates should have an advanced degree, preferably a Ph.D., and significant graduate level experience. Training in the fields of organic chemistry, chemical engineering, biochemistry, and pharmacy (particularly formulation development) are preferred. An ability to handle additional technological areas such as the biological sciences is a plus and should be noted in your application. Successful candidates will have excellent academic credentials and strong verbal and written communication skills. Law school or prior legal training or enrollment in law school is not required.
Benefits include a competitive salary and a tuition reimbursement program when applicable. Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.
Apply by visiting this link: http://www.arnoldporter.com/jobs.cfm?u=PatentLawClerkPlant&action=view&id=724. Please include a cover letter, resume, school transcripts (please include each school), and writing sample with your online application.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Washington, D.C.