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IP Patent Prosecution Paralegal

We have an opening for an experienced Patent Prosecution Paralegal to assist attorneys with all phases of the patent prosecution process. 


Successful candidates should have a minimum of 5 years experience in US patent prosecution and international filing, and will demonstrate excellent flexibility, superior organizational skills, and the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while conducting themselves in a professional manner. As this is a demanding position with substantial responsibility, the candidate must possess strong attention to detail and the ability to manage shifting priorities.


We offer a competitive benefits package and a great working environment.   Qualified candidates should send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to 


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


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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