Banner & Witcoff is seeking Associate Attorneys with 1-7 years of experience and a background in electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science for its Washington, DC office. Patent prosecution experience is preferred. Associates will work closely with clients and senior attorneys in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications, with opportunities available for involvement in opinion work and litigation.  Admission to a state bar and to the USPTO are required. Qualified candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and transcripts (law school, undergraduate and/or graduate) through this link.  Candidates may also be considered for our Chicago office.

Banner & Witcoff is also seeking current or prospective law students to work in its Washington, DC office as full time Law Clerks. The incumbent’s primary responsibilities will be preparation and prosecution of patent applications. The incumbent may also participate in various activities such as engaging with clients, assisting in ongoing litigation projects, performing legal research, and assisting with legal opinions and other IP-related projects. Full time law clerks may also be eligible to receive tuition assistance for law school.  Candidates must have an electrical engineering, computer engineering or computer science background and must be eligible to sit for the patent bar (see for more info).  To be considered, please submit a resume, cover letter, writing sample, and all post-secondary transcripts through this link.

Banner & Witcoff is dedicated to excellence in the specialized practice of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, computer, franchise and unfair competition law. The firm actively engages in the procurement, enforcement and litigation of intellectual property rights throughout the world, including all federal and state agencies, and the distribution of such rights through licensing and franchising. The firm has more than 90 attorneys and agents in its Chicago, Washington, Boston and Portland offices.
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