Position Overview

The Legal Internwill work under the direction of the Director of Intellectual Property other leaders in the Legal Department to get hands-on professional experience in the practice of law. You might be the right person if you…
  • Have the ability to work independently with minimal oversight and have a demonstrated ability to follow through on projects in a timely manner.
  • Have a genuine interest in learning the role of in-house IP counsel in a fast-paced global corporate environment.
  • Have strong desire to build skills in contracting engagement and review process.
  • Are comfortable performing legal research and drafting memoranda for various matters pertaining to the organization.
What You’ll Be Doing
  • Under attorney supervision, draft and review office action responses, issue spot and comment/redline office action responses, patent applications, and other legal documents.
  • Support invention disclosures intake, technology classification of disclosures and patent applications.
  • Assist the IP Team with freedom-to-operate & patentability search and analysis,.
  • Perform other tasks and special projects related to the IP function.
  • Report on your progress in a timely manner.

  • The Skills Needed for the Job
    • Rising 2L or 3L currently enrolled full-time at an accredited law school.
    • Interest in learning about role of in-house counsel.
    • Bachelor’s degree in one of the following: mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biomedical engineering, biomechanical engineering, material science and engineering, medical devices and instrumentation engineering, biomedical physics, and physics.
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

    What Will Differentiate You from the Crowd?
    • Strong problem-solving skills with an analytical and business driven approach.
    • Prior work experience demonstrating business acumen and project management.
    • Motivated self-starter who exercises high level of discretion and business judgment to complete tasks.
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
    • Acute attention to detail, excellent organizational and project coordination.
    • Exhibits intellectual curiosity and growth mindset.

    Additional Information
    • This position will be an hybrid/(onsite) work role.
    • Relocation may be available for qualified candidates.
    • Candidates must be eligible to work in the U.S. and not require visa sponsorship.