IP Associate Position

Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

Description

At Godfrey & Kahn, we believe in client success, trust, teamwork, work ethic and integrity. We support these core values by hiring talented and self-motivated people to assist our clients. We also happen to provide excellent legal solutions. Are you ready to make a move?

Currently, we have an excellent opportunity for a lateral attorney with 2 – 5 years of experience to join our Madison or Milwaukee offices as an intellectual property generalist. While applicants must be admitted to the patent bar, patent prosecution is expected to be only part of the successful applicant’s role.

Qualified applicants must have an undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering or other hard science with electrical or mechanical engineering preferred. Engineering work experience is desired, but not required. Ability to assist in litigation, prepare and prosecute trademark and patent applications, support corporate transactions, and draft and negotiate technology agreements is a plus. We seek individuals whose academic achievements and personal skills mark them as future leaders in the firm and in the community.

Godfrey & Kahn is a general business practice firm with approximately 180 lawyers with offices in Milwaukee and four additional Wisconsin locations, as well as in Washington D.C. The firm’s Intellectual Property team includes a number of experienced attorneys who work in a broad-based intellectual property practice including patent and trademark prosecution, litigation, and business transaction support.

Cover letter, resume, law school and undergraduate transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient) are required.

RequirementsQualified applicants must have an undergraduate or graduate degree in engineering or other hard science with electrical or mechanical engineering preferred. Engineering work experience is desired, but not required. Ability to assist in litigation, prepare and prosecute trademark and patent applications, support corporate transactions, and draft and negotiate technology agreements is a plus.

While applicants must be admitted to the patent bar, patent prosecution is expected to be only part of the successful applicant’s role.

About Godfrey & Kahn, S.C.

WE THINK BUSINESS.

Dudley Godfrey and Jerry Kahn started practice together in 1957 with a simple idea: think like a business person and judge your success by the success of your clients. Dudley and Jerry’s partnership has grown into today’s Godfrey & Kahn, a team of more than 180 attorneys in six offices: Milwaukee, Madison, Appleton, Green Bay and Waukesha, Wisconsin; and Washington, DC.

Godfrey & Kahn provides high-level service and creative legal solutions to its clients. For nearly 60 years, our attorneys and staff have been guided by five core values originally set forth by our founders: A focus on our clients’ success, trust in one another and our clients, a culture of teamwork that helps us achieve more together, a work ethic to achieve whatever is possible, and an integrity that keeps us focused on the right thing to do for our clients, our employees and our communities.

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