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Patent Associate Attorney- Entry Level at Hanley Flight & Zimmerman

Hanley Flight & Zimmerman


Entry Level

Chicago, IL, USA

Not defined

28 Jul → 27 Aug


Job Description

Our Chicago boutique patent law firm is in search of 3L students (4L night program) in their final year of legal study to join our patent prosecution team. HFZ represents clients in a wide variety of industries and technologies including the automotive, aerospace, electronics, software, Internet, e-commerce, wireless and cloud technology sectors, artificial intelligence and machine learning, biomedical instrumentation and consumer goods, process technologies and digital signal processing industries, media and process control technologies, amongst others. This full-time position has a billable hour requirement of 1850 hours with a year-end bonus potential.

Please provide us with your resume, transcripts from both your engineering and law schools, proof of passing of ethics test, and a cover letter. If available, a sample of a published office action response you drafted.

Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman LLC is committed to diversity as a core value of the firm. HFZ is an Equal Opportunity/ M/F/Vet/Disabled Employer.
Income/Capital Membership considerations based upon experience and merit, not rigid time tables.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • JD and Engineering Degree (Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering only)

  • Available to work upon completion of Law School Program

  • Previous law clerk/summer associate work focused primarily on drafting and prosecuting patent applications and office action responses is preferred

  • Excellent academic credentials in undergraduate engineering program and law school

  • Passing result on Ethics exam

Benefits/What We offer

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience and strong benefits package

  • Excellent work/life balance

  • HFZ works with many Fortune 500 technology companies and three of the top twenty-five patent producing companies in the US

  • Exposure to a wide variety of technologies and clients

  • Team environment

  • Small Firm environment with an Open-door Policy allowing easy access to senior attorneys and Managing Members

  • Dedicated mentorship program with new attorneys matched with senior attorney or Managing Members.

How To Apply

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