Legal Externs

Overview

CoMotion accepts legal interns and externs who want to learn about protecting and managing the University’s intellectual property. The IP legal interns assist Patent Agents/Attorneys and/or a Copyright/Trademark Manager in evaluating, protecting, and commercializing the University’s intellectual property.

Selection Criteria

Patent Intern candidates need a technical degree or background in engineering or life sciences; coursework or experience in patent law or prosecution; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to absorb technical details of new technologies; ability to work both independently and collaboratively. Copyright/Trademark Intern candidates need coursework or experience in copyright and trademark law; strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work both independently and collaboratively.

Application Process

Please send a resume, a short statement of interest in the body of the email (including interested position and terms), and an unofficial law school transcript (and undergraduate transcript for patent interns) to Scott Smith at ssmith73@uw.edu.

Contact

Please get in touch with Scott Smith at ssmith73@uw.edu or 206-616-3272 for more information.