Patent Associate – Law Firm – Grand Rapids, MI

Bodman’s Patent Group is seeking an associate with 2 to 4 years of patent experience and a technical background in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science, or a related field to work in Bodman’s Grand Rapids office. In this position, you will focus on drafting and prosecuting patent applications that are intricate to our clients’ global patent and IP strategies. You will also have the opportunity to conduct freedom-to-operate and landscape analysis and to gain exposure to preparing patentability, invalidity, and non-infringement opinions. Further, in our general practice firm, there will be opportunities to support IP-related litigation and transactional practices.

Our firm’s growing intellectual property practice provides a unique opportunity join to a vibrant team in one of Michigan’s leading business law firms. Bodman PLC has more than 150 attorneys in offices throughout the state as well as a diverse client base that includes start-ups, large enterprises, and businesses in a variety of industries.

Admission to the Michigan Bar, U.S. Patent Bar, and excellent academic credentials are required.

Please submit your resume, writing sample, and undergraduate and law school transcripts to

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Grand Rapids, MI