Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP is a premier, full-service law
firm. We are currently seeking candidates with technical backgrounds for our
patent agent program. This position would be based out of either Menlo Park, CA
or New York, NY. A candidate must have strong written and oral communication
skills in addition to technical background and/or education. Applicant must be
registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or, if not
admitted, be prepared to take the examination within two years. If accepted to
the program, you will assist our clients in every step of the patent process --
from drafting patent applications to prosecuting those applications at the
Patent Office. We also offer an option for all participants to apply to law
school, and if accepted, you will then enroll in either a day or evening program
with the firm paying all tuition expenses. While attending law school, you will
be expected to work at a reduced schedule during the academic year and full-time
during the summer. You may also be given opportunities to assist with patent
infringement litigations, as well as other legal matters, as you progress
through law school. The career roadmap for patent agents generally leads to an
associate position at the firm following graduation from law school.
Benefits for the program include a competitive salary, full law school tuition and textbook allowance, medical benefits, and paid vacation time.
For more information about Kramer Levin, please visit our website at www.kramerlevin.com.
B.S. or advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, and/or Computer Science
Base Salary for Patent Agents:
To apply, please submit your cover letter, resume, transcript, and (optional) technical writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org with Patent Agent in the subject line.
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: New York, New York