Intellectual Property/Patent Law/Tech Transfer

Career Advice
Sample Employers and Opportunities
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Career Advice


    Sample Employers and Opportunities

    • Penn Center for Innovation: Provides a wonderful opportunity to get some real-life experience working on intellectual property issues. This can help you to figure out if this is a career path you are actually interested in, and can give you something tangible to include on your resume if you choose to apply for job in patent law and intellectual property.
    • NIH Fellowship: The NIH Office of Technology Transfer has internship opportunities available to qualified Master's or Doctoral students in the fields of law, business, or life sciences
    • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
    • Elm & Broad Recruiting - placement firm interested in working with STEM PhD students and postdocs looking for technical advisor roles in intellectual property and patent law



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