Founded with a belief that everyone has the power to create, Neo IP is a nationally recognized law firm focused on integrating patents into the overall business strategy of our clients. We help emerging startups to international corporations create business solutions and navigate the ever-changing intellectual property space. We hire people who are smart, curious, creative, proactive, team players. We are looking for people excited about technology, patents, and innovation to join our Durham-based patent law firm for a paid internship this upcoming summer. Neo IP invites engineering and science students to apply for a paid internship in our Patent Smart Program. Patent Smart™ Interns will: · Work directly with our IP professionals and be assigned an experienced mentor for the summer· Be trained on the patent laws that protect and govern inventions in the field of engineering · Develop their research and writing skills while becoming familiar with numerous emerging technologies· Participate in networking and social opportunities Job ResponsibilitiesOur Patent Smart™ Interns directly serve the IP needs of our clients. These tasks may include:· Monitoring exciting industries for patent and market trends · Completing patentability reports· Reviewing patent applications and prosecution history· Drafting patent prosecution documents for attorney reviewPatent Smart™ Requirements Include:· Strong technical background in engineering, computer science, life sciences, or high-tech· Demonstrated technical writing and analytical skills· Detail-oriented and excellent time management· Passion for technologyPatent Smart internships are currently being considered for the summer. This position is based in our Durham, NC office with a full-time commitment to work 40 hours a week, 5 days a week over the internship period. We would consider hiring the right candidate for an extended internship or co-op position, and the Patent Smart™ program is designed to feed into full-time positions.To be considered, please send your resume and a cover letter explaining what you can bring to our team, and why you are excited to apply to email@example.com. For more information about our firm, please visit our website at neoipassets.com.