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Intellectual Property Law Clerk

We are looking for first or second year law students with a technical or scientific degree and eligibility to sit for the patent bar to participate in our law clerk program.


Our law clerk program is as unique as the ideas we protect. We provide a year-round opportunity as most of our clerks arrange a part-time work schedule during the school year and full-time during the summer. Our law clerks are involved in real work from the beginning, such as research, drafting patent applications and Office Actions, and assisting our litigation team. Learn more about our law clerk program.


We are currently looking for law school students with an Engineering degree and concentration in Chemical, Computer/Software, Electrical, or Mechanical; or a B.S. degree in Computer Science, Physics, Math, Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or similar.


Qualified candidates should submit resumes, transcripts and/or writing samples by email to or by mail to Human Resources, Patterson Thuente IP, 4800 IDS Center, 80 South 8th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402.


Patterson Thuente Pedersen, P.A. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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