This externship will expose the student to technology transfer issues, including the identification, protection and commercialization of technology.
Applicants must have a technical undergraduate or graduate degree (science, engineering, technology, computer science).Experience with IP in general and patent law in particular is helpful; a willingness to learn is required.
Applicants will be required to work with inventors, and with internal and external counsel to prepare documents related to the transfer of technology, including technology evaluations, claim charts, patent applications, office action responses, etc.
Life/Physical Science Intership
Graduate (Masters/PhD/MBA) students with backgrounds in engineering, physical sciences, biology, biochemistry and bioscience are encouraged to apply.
Applicants will be responsible for writing reports, assessing commercial viability of inventions submitted to us, identifying potential investors or licensees, developing marketing materials for our inventions, and/or conducting financial analyses for negotiations. Students will be invited to attend internal staff presentations and engage with our team.
Applicants that fill this position will be reporting to our administrative team and should be able to work in a team environment, have a basic knowledge of MS office programs, strong attention to detail and willingness to learn. The essential functions of this position are answering the phone, filing, data entry as well as any other duties needed to improve and support our day-to-day operations.