Patterson Thuente IP, a full-service intellectual property law firm, has an immediate part-time opening for an experienced IT Assistant. The position will focus on user desktop or help desk support. This position allows for working a flexible schedule up to 25 hours per week.
Responsibilities may include:
The ideal candidate will have three years of hands-on, relevant experience with law firm information technology and proficiency in:
Successful candidates will possess the following attributes: high-level organizational and communication skills; strong attention to detail; ability to demonstrate flexibility and deal with changing priorities, based on business needs; exceptional judgment; ability to work effectively as part of a team, but also handle matters independently; good time management skills; and a positive, professional attitude.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.