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Legal Intern-Contracts Maxim Integrated

Date Posted: Apr 6, 2015

Maxim Integrated is a highly successful, $2.4 billion
company. With offices and manufacturing sites around the
world, we design award-winning semiconductors that make
the world more integrated. We also know that it s our
people who make us a great company. So we reward bold
thinking, teamwork, personal growth, and community
involvement. Want to make a difference and be challenged
every day? Join us at Maxim Integrated. With analog
integration, the possibilities are endless.
Maxim's Launch Program offers students, graduates and
new talent within the industry the opportunity to gain
hands-on professional experience within an innovative,
global company. We know that you have a lot to offer,
and you re ready to take on any challenge. As part of
the Summer Internship Program, you ll be given
opportunities to learn, grow and have fun. Interns can
- Meaningful projects that you drive and own
- Mentorship and support from working professionals
- Collaboration with experienced professionals to solve
current challenges
- Social and networking opportunities with interns
across the U.S.
- Career and personal development workshops
- Learning opportunities with Maxim s CEO and other
- Opportunity to participate in sports leagues,
community activities and races (company sponsorship
Maxim's Legal Department is seeking a law school intern
to support the Commercial Contracts Group and other
legal functions. This is a 12-week paid summer
internship at Maxim s headquarters in San Jose, CA.
Job Description:
As an intern, you will:
- Review contracts and non-disclosure agreements and
edit, revise and compare to playbook positions
- Work with Contracts Group members in explaining and
negotiating agreement terms, with input on risk and
mitigation alternatives. Contracts and issues will
pertain to US and non-US laws and legal systems.
- Exposure to litigation and claims pertaining to
contract terms and disputes
- Broad exposure to various legal issues, including but
not limited to, commercial contract, intellectual
property and employment law
- Work with various legal databases and systems used by
in-house law departments
- Participate in day-to-day operations of a global
in-house legal department, including attendance at legal
department and business meetings
- Participate in Legal Department training and
discussion forums
- Perform other tasks as needed by the Legal Department
- Pursing a J.D. degree
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel,
PowerPoint, Outlook) as well as online applications
- Knowledge of contract and Intellectual property law
- Ability to prioritize multiple tasks/projects
- Strong oral and written communication skills
- Positive and can-do attitude
- Quality consciousness in your work product and high
attention to detail
- Transcript requested
- Sponsorship not offered for this opportunity
Maxim is an equal opportunity employer and gives
consideration for employment to qualified applicants
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Apply here

Summer Associate Intern (Intern) - Legal (Cisco)

Date Posted: Mar 12, 2015

Date: Feb 13, 2015

Location: San Jose, CA, US

Additional Location(s) or Information: This position is available to students currently enrolled in an accredited Law School or University in a degree program related to law or technology. The positions are located in San Jose, CA, Research Triangle Park, NC, and Herndon, VA. Relocation is not available.
Job Category: Legal
Level of Experience: Intern
Requisition #: S982141
Job Description:

For years, Cisco's vision has been to change the way the world works, lives, plays, and learns. Our vision is more relevant today than ever. We have made the Internet what it is today. First, we focused on creating connectivity. Now, we're entering the “Internet of Everything” transition—the intelligent connection of people, process, data, and things. It's where everything is converged on the Internet, making networked connections even more relevant and valuable. To help us bring this vision to life, join us on our exciting journey. 

Cisco is currently accepting applications for graduate level internships within the Legal Department. 

These positions will expose the legal intern to a broad array of cutting-edge legal issues and technology trends. Interns will gain experience in a wide variety of practice areas while supporting our internal client base by providing legal and business guidance to our internal clients. 

The legal interns can expect to work on or drive projects designed to enhance the Department’s ability to carry out our mission of providing excellent client services while enabling the business to develop and sell our products in a legally appropriate manner. The interns will also obtain practical in-house experience that will leave them better equipped to compete in today’s challenging Legal environment. Interns who aspire to someday practice in-house will benefit from exposure to a Department widely viewed as a thought leader in the evolution of Legal practice. Interns who hope to practice in the traditional law firm environment will gain a better understanding of the client perspective. 

Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited school pursuing a degree. Ideal candidates must be able to work in a fast paced environment with minimal supervision. The preferred candidate is detail oriented, creative, articulate, personable, and self-confident with good interpersonal, organization, researching, and communication skills. Working effectively as part of a team is essential along with the ability to prioritize and multitask. Candidates must be dependable and reliable in meeting target deliverables according to schedule and expectations. Good customer skills are important along with proficiency in MS Office applications and familiarity with common web tools. 

Interested candidates should possess strong analytical, writing and communications skills, and have an interest in law and technology and streamlining legal business processes. Prior coursework in law (including legal research and writing) and academic or practical experience in a legal environment (corporate legal department or law firm) is strongly preferred. 


Students must be enrolled in an accredited law school or university in a degree program related to law or technology. 

Other requirements: 

• Minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0, prefer 3.5 higher 
• Diverse cultural background (foreign language ability a plus) 
• Cisco Skill Profile 
• Computer skills with proficiency MS Office applications. 
• Legal Research and Writing 
• Excellent telephone and oral communication skills 
• Contract drafting a plus 
• Negotiation skills a plus 
• Self-starter with the ability to learn in a fast paced environment 
• Verification of Undergraduate Degree 
• Background in the subject area specified by the job description 
• Provide a writing sample 
• 2nd or 3rd Year Law Student for Academic Year 2015/2016 
• 2nd, 3rd or 4th Year Undergraduate with an interest in Law or Technology 
• List of References (verified) 
• Letter of Recommendation from an Instructor 

All candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for Cisco -- i.e., U.S. citizens, U.S. nationals, permanent residents, temporary residents (that is, individuals who have gone through the legalization program). 

The Internet of Everything is a phenomenon driving new opportunities for Cisco and it's transforming our customers' businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. Today, we are building teams that are expanding our technology solutions in the mobile, cloud, security, IT, and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. As Cisco delivers the network that powers the Internet, we are connecting the unconnected. Imagine creating unprecedented disruption. Your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, education, and entertainment, to the public sector, and far beyond. Collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place To Work. With roughly 10 billion connected things in the world now and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco! 
Job Type: Intern/Co-Op

Opportunity Category: *None

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Summer Patent Law Clerk

Date Posted: Mar 12, 2015


The Gladstone Institutes is an independent, not-for-profit research institution affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF), contributing to the health and well-being of all people through medical research, education, and outreach in the areas of heart disease, HIV/AIDS, and neurological disease. Gladstone is composed of three separate institutes and approximately 400 employees. Our employees receive exceptional benefits. We are located in an award-winning building adjacent to UCSF's Mission Bay Campus. Gladstone has consistently ranked as one of the top places to work in academia in the United States.


The patent law clerk will assist with ongoing patent prosecution of Gladstone inventions, track the status of U.S. and foreign patent filings, perform early stage patent searching, assist in the drafting of legal agreements relating to proprietary materials and confidentiality and assist with other IP department tasks, as needed.


Bachelor degree in a biological science plus at least one year of law school with completion of a course in patent law.

Apply here


Patent Associate

Date Posted: Feb 5, 2015

Job description

Patterson + Sheridan, LLP seeks an IP attorney with an electrical engineering, physics, computer science, or a software-related technological background and at least 1 year of patent law experience, including patent preparation and prosecution, and drafting claims, invalidity, and non-infringement opinions.

Patterson + Sheridan is a mid-sized intellectual property law firm with offices in Houston, TX, Dallas, TX, Greensboro, NC, Shrewsbury, NJ and Palo Alto, CA. We are a client-centered collaborative workplace. Although individual achievements are recognized and highly praised, we never forget that we are a team. Success at Patterson + Sheridan is judged largely by how much you help others succeed.

As an attorney at Patterson + Sheridan, you will receive solid training and opportunities for professional growth. We believe that associates should have client contact to see first-hand how large innovative companies, as well as pioneering start-ups, develop products and technologies that are literally changing the world. You can expect to take invention disclosures from inventors, draft specifications with minimal supervision, and generate claims requiring only moderate review. We offer a career progression, leadership training, and the opportunity to build client relationship skills. Each year in the professional life of a Patterson + Sheridan associate brings a wider and deeper development of expertise, designed to increase your value to our clients and our firm.

If you are interested in hearing more about Patterson + Sheridan, our training, our culture, and our extensive reach and experience in technologies that are changing the world, send your resume, cover letter addressed to the Recruiting Partner, undergraduate and law school transcripts, and a 5-10 page writing sample to

***We are not accepting submissions from recruiters.  

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Licensed to practice law in at least one US jurisdiction.
  • Registered, or eligible to register with, the USPTO.
  • Computer science, electrical engineering, or software related technical background.

Contact : Kim Wierzel

Google Intern

Date Posted: Jan 4, 2015

Job description

Google's legal department is at the center of an information law revolution, and you're at its core. As a Legal Intern, you are a driving force behind the success of your Legal team, ready to roll up your sleeves to create and improve processes, maintain records, conduct legal research and coordinate communications across the team. As you closely support your team, you may find yourself working with multiple groups within the Legal Department, internal clients across Google, and external parties. You're an independent thinker who isn't afraid to ask questions, and you're organized in a way that never overlooks the details.

  • Process high-volume non-disclosure agreement requests and participate in due diligence projects.
  • Track contracts through signature routing process and final filing. Draft simple agreements.
  • Perform legal research, memo writing, and intranet site development.
  • Facilitate communication of process and policy to internal and external customers.
  • Handle highly sensitive, confidential and non-routine information.

Minimum qualifications
  • Be currently enrolled in a 3 year JD program and a 1L or 2L at a United States university.
  • Have a planned graduation date between June 2016 and June 2017.
  • Be able to complete 10-12 weeks at Google between the end of May and the end of August.

Preferred qualifications
  • Excellent knowledge of general online technologies and Google services.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with an ability to see both detail and big picture issues.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.


20th century laws don't always solve 21st century problems, and Google Legal crafts innovative approaches for tackling some of the toughest legal challenges of the information age. Whether you're a patent attorney, an intellectual property expert or an engineer headed to law school, Google Legal lets you tackle unanswered legal quandaries and create new precedents. Our innovative services raise challenging questions that demand creative and practical answers. We provide those answers by working at the crossroads of the law and new technology, helping Google build innovative and important products for users around the world.

Legal & Government Relations

ARM 2015 Spring Internship

Date Posted: Dec 23, 2014


About ARM
ARM® is at the heart of the world's most advanced digital products. Our technology enables the creation of new markets and transformation of industries and society. We design scalable, energy efficient-processors and related technologies to deliver the intelligence in applications ranging from sensors to seervers, including smartphones, tablets, enterprise infrastructure and the Internet of Things. 

Our innovative technology is licensed by ARM Partners who have shipped more than 50 billion Systems on Chip (SoCs) containing our intellectual property since the company began in 1990. Together with our Connected Community, we are breaking down barriers to innovation for developers, designers and engineers, ensuring a fast, reliable route to market for leading electronics companies.

With offices around the world, ARM is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to ARM's success in the global marketplace.

ARM is seeking a legal intern to work with its Legal Contracts group.  This is a unique opportunity for a 2nd year law student to participate in cutting edge technology licensing.  The selected intern will work closely with seasoned technology licensing lawyers and assist in the preparation of and organization of intellectual property licensing contracts.


Education & Qualifications
• 2nd year law student in good standing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.



Date Posted: Dec 22, 2014

Legal Intern
Full Time Internships - Summer 2014 | Foster City, CA, United States

Zuora is seeking a smart, enthusiastic, and outgoing law student, for a position where you will help to address the novel and complex legal and business issues that confront a fast-growing pre-IPO SaaS based subscription billing, commerce and finance company.

Are you a relationship and a results-oriented person who enjoys working in fast-paced, high demand environment? Are you looking to work with a small but growing legal department? If so, you just may be the perfect fit for our summer legal internship position!

We are seeking a smart, enthusiastic, and outgoing law student, for a position where you will help to address the novel and complex legal and business issues that confront a fast-growing SaaS based subscription billing, commerce and finance company. We are looking for someone who will become an integral member of our fast-paced, well-rounded, collaborative and FUN legal team.

  • You will work closely with members of the Zuora legal team on a variety of legal matters. 
  • Draft and review NDA, procurement contracts, and technology partnership contracts.
  • Provide commercial contracting support by researching issues on privacy, compliance, and international law. 
  • Assist with the design and implementation of legal processes to support a fast growing company.  
  • Create templates and playbook on issues including privacy, and information security. 
  • You'll be a great fit for this opportunity if you describe yourself as a self-starter, someone who's willing to develop their own workload and who welcomes mentorship on projects.

  • Good standing as a student at an ABA accredited law school.   Strong academic credentials.  
  • An interest in Corporate Law and Intellectual Property.
  • Passion - We want you to come in to work excited about being here.
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills.
  • Prior work experience with big firm, big company a plus!  Non-legal work experience okay.  
  • Must able to work full-time on Tuesdays and Thursdays during the fall of 2015. 
  • Exceptional creative and critical thinking.
  • Ability to collaborate.
  • Team attitude that no job is too big or too small. Thrives in environment where you need to roll up your sleeves and own outcomes.

Patent Clerkship Program

Date Posted: Oct 19, 2014

The firm is seeking current law students for its patent clerkship program. 
Our clerkship program provides aspiring patent attorneys with a thorough exposure to the profession. Clerks work under the mentorship of our attorneys to assist with a variety of client projects related to patent prosecution. These projects may include preparation of responses to office actions, preparation of patent applications, conducting searches for prior art, and preparing appeal briefs. 
We work with our clients in a variety of technologies, and we hope to provide our clerks with experience in a technology area that closely matches both their technical background and their interests. We also seek to provide clerks with exposure to client interactions, such as attending meetings and participating in teleconferences with clients, where appropriate.


Applicants should be current law students and have a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science, computer engineering, or electrical engineering. Equivalent degrees will be considered. Advanced degrees are a plus.
Technical work experience is highly valued, especially industry experience in designing, developing, testing, or supporting software, hardware, or networking technologies.
Applicants should be interested in patent law, as shown by coursework or legal experience. An ideal applicant is able to demonstrate a strong interest in patent prosecution specifically. Candidates who are registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office are encouraged to apply.


The clerkship program operates year-round, with no official start date or end date. The start and completion dates for each clerkship are individually customized to support the goals of the firm and the clerk. Accordingly, clerks may flexibly set their office hours to fit their academic schedules.

Application Process:

Qualified law students are encouraged to apply at any time, up to one year prior to their desired start date.
Applicants interested in clerking during summer months (June, July, or August) are encouraged to apply early, by October 1 of the preceding year, due to the large number of applicants interested in summertime clerkships.
To apply, please use our online form to submit a resume, cover letter, undergraduate transcript, law school transcript, and writing sample. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable for this initial submission.
Duties at SLW may involve exposure to technical information that may be subject to U.S. Export Control laws. Therefore, proof of U.S. citizenship or permanent residency ("green card") status may be required before consideration for a position at SLW. 


Law firm business practices
Disclosure gathering and assessment for large clients
Client interactions – effective communication with inventors, in-house counsel, and executives
Prior art searching techniques and resources
35 U.S.C. § 101 – statutory subject matter
35 U.S.C. § 102 – novelty and anticipation
35 U.S.C. § 103 – nonobviousness
35 U.S.C. § 112, first paragraph – written description
35 U.S.C. § 112, second paragraph – definiteness
35 U.S.C. § 112, sixth paragraph – means plus function claims
Drafting claims – principles and exercises
Drafting drawings – technical illustration
Drafting specifications – written description, best mode, and enablement
Patent prosecution – amendment practice, responding to office actions, post-final office action practice, allowance practice, declarations, examiner interviews, and re-examination practice
Duty of disclosure – issues related to inequitable conduct
Due diligence in intellectual property transactions
Infringement of patents – theories and considerations

Graduate Intern

Date Posted: Apr 1, 2013

It’s the magic of immersing yourself in a motion picture masterpiece, or a new track from your favorite band, or the spectacle of a live Broadway show. It’s hard to define and even harder to create, but that’s what we do at The Walt Disney Studios. Ours is a culture of innovation, collaboration and creativity. We raise the bar, then step over it, blazing trails through the production and distribution of world class entertainment around the globe. If you want to help tell compelling, enduring stories through movies, music or stage plays, then we want to hear from you. 

The Walt Disney Studios encompasses the creation, production, promotion, sales, acquisition and domestic international distribution of live-action and animated motion pictures, DVD and Blu-ray releases, live stage plays, music and soundtrack recordings. 

We offer an exciting Summer Internship Program, providing Graduate students hands-on experience in the entertainment industry. This highly competitive program brings together students with diverse backgrounds from around the country, and creates an educational experience at the Studio. Interns benefit from exposure to senior-level management, networking sessions, learning and development opportunities, employee perks and more! 

This program is open to all Graduate students who are currently enrolled in an MBA or JD program and have completed their first year. Students must be returning to school in the fall to be eligible. 

Assignments will last 12 weeks during the summer months. 

Positions are located in Burbank and Glendale, California. 
Students must provide their own housing and transportation. 

Internship positions are full-time, paid employment opportunities. Interns also receive a 20% merchandise discount in select locations. 

Hiring decisions are based on past work/internship experience, your major field of study, and extracurricular activities. We are looking for passionate students who will maximize this opportunity. 

Summer openings are currently available in the following departments: 
Digital Distribution, Legal Affairs, Business Development, Marketing, Multicultural Initiatives, Operations & Strategy, Production Finance, Technology, Human Resources, and additional areas. 

Note: Applicants should indicate top two (2) areas of interest for placement; however final decisions will be made by The Walt Disney Studios. 

We are currently accepting resumes for Summer 2013. Hiring decisions will be made on an ongoing basis until all positions are filled. 

Apply today to be considered! 


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Date Posted: Apr 1, 2013

Come work with Twitter’s legal team this summer on cutting edge legal issues! You will contribute to the legal team’s efforts in a variety of areas including commercial agreements, acquisitions, brand enforcement, product law and intellectual property.  The ideal candidate is exceptionally organized, self-sufficient, and has a deep understanding of - and passion for – Twitter and the legal issues that impact us.  Candidates should be capable of producing high-quality legal research and analysis work in a flexible, fast-paced environment.

This position is based in San Francisco, CA.

  • Work side-by-side with Twitter lawyers, paralegals and contract managers
  • Legal research on a variety of topics including IP, consumer regulations, advertising law, etc.
  • Help develop and improve team processes, including the development of internal knowledge bases for the legal team
  • Assist in acquisition transactions
  • Participate in brand enforcement efforts
  • Contribute to compliance training materials
  • Current student in law school
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Passion for law and technology
  • Proficient computer skills (Keynote, Powerpoint, Word, Excel, Google Docs)
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Legal Summer Extern

Date Posted: Apr 1, 2013

UC Davis InnovationAccess is looking for legal summer externs to help with its technology transfer services. Applications will be accepted now through April 19, 2013. Please send your cover letter and resume to Stephanie Syphers at Please view the attachment for more information regarding the position. You may also apply for the position through Symplicity.

Legal Intern Intel

The intern will assist in various portfolio management tasks including patent committee preparation and disposition, prosecution of processor or wireless patent matters, inventor feedback, portfolio evaluation and maintenance, etc. In addition, the intern will provide support in identifying relevant matters in the processor architecture or wireless patent portfolio and performing further technical and legal analysis. The intern will also participate in invention disclosure generation workshops, patent strategy development, and policy discussion at Intel.
The ideal candidate should exhibit the following behavioral traits:
- Be able to perform complex tasks with minimal supervision
- Have good communication and organizational skills
Minimum Qualifications:
You must be enrolled in an accredited law school in the San Francisco Bay Area with an emphasis on patent law and have a technical undergraduate degree in electrical engineering, computer science or similar field.
Must have a minimum of 3 months experience in:
- Technical skills and expertise in microprocessor architecture or wireless technology
- Working as an engineer or computer scientist in the semiconductor or a related industry
Applicants must have a legal right to work in the US without sponsorship

Job Category

: Legal 

Primary Location
: USA-California, Santa Clara 

Full/Part Time
: Part Time 

Job Type

: Student/Intern 


: Temporary 

Posting Date

: Dec 12, 2014 

Apply Before
: Jan 26, 2015 
Business Group Legal and Corporate Affairs offers unique opportunities to work in a variety of areas, including counsel to Intel businesses; technology and intellectual property licensing; patent prosecution; trademarks and brands; litigation, mergers, acquisitions and investing; legislative and regulatory lobbying; and corporate compliance. 
Posting Statement: Intel prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Counsel Intern Facebook

Facebook Internet Interns and Co-ops, University Interns and Co-ops University Counsel Intern a0IA000000G44EGMAZ Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization. Want to spend your summer working in the legal department of a dynamic, fast-moving, innovative company? Facebook is seeking three talented law students to spend the summer helping out our legal department. The summer 2015 internship will be based out of headquarters in Menlo Park, CA.
  • The structure and the assigned projects will depend on the department’s needs at the time. The work may be in one or more of the following areas:
  • Intellectual property
  • Corporate
  • Commercial
  • Product
  • Privacy
  • Regulatory
  • Litigation
  • Employment
  • Current first-year law student at a nationally-accredited law school
  • Strong academic records
  • Exercises sound judgment and high standards of professionalism
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to develop strong working relationships inside and outside Facebook
  • Self-motivated, creative, resourceful, detail-oriented, highly organized
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality
  • Prior experience working in a high-growth or startup technology company a plus
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