Patent Legal 2020 Internship at Motorola Solutions

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Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we create technologies our customers refer to as their lifeline. Our technology platforms in communications, software, video and services help our customers work safely and more efficiently. Whether it’s helping firefighters see through smoke, enabling police officers to see around street corners, or reliably keeping the lights on in homes and businesses around the world, our work supports those who put their lives on the line to keep us safe. Bring your passion, potential and talents to Motorola Solutions, and help us usher in a new era in public safety and security.


Department Overview
Patent Operations team of Motorola Solutions' Chief Administrative Office (CAO)
Job Description

The Patent Legal Intern will work in an innovative and collaborative Motorola Solutions Patent Operations Center focused on a broad range of technologies, including, for example, broadband wireless technologies, device and network security, and software innovations including artificial intelligence, big data, and video and data analytics. The Patent Legal Intern will work on various projects for the Patent Operations Department, and which will require regular interaction with MSI Patent Attorneys, Agents, Engineers, Inventors and Administrative Professionals, both inside and outside of the Chicago Patent Operations Center. Many inventor groups are located in the United States, however, others are located internationally, including but not limited to, Poland, Malaysia, and Israel, so some flexibility in scheduling will be required.

Projects may include but is not limited to:

  • Source copyright registration handling
  • IDS review, cross-check, preparation, and auditing
  • Draft office action response drafting, inventor counseling, patent committee attendance and invention disclosure review
  • Outside counsel documentation support and process review, among others

The Patent Legal Intern may periodically participate in invention mining/harvesting sessions, and/or may take on follow-up responsibilities after such sessions complete.

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Candidates should have strong organization, leadership, and communication skills and an ability to create written documents with high quality and efficiency, as well as teach, advise, and inform internal department employees and supported business and engineering groups regarding completed and in-process projects.
  • Candidates should also be timely, autonomous, dependable, and personally accountable.
  • Willingness to work 40 hrs. per week
  • Good interpersonal and team-work skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

    Agent registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) a plus

  • Prior experience in a law firm or in-house law dept. a plus.

     


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Electrical, Systems or Computer Engineering, or Computer Science
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited full or part-time law school with an expected graduation date on or after Dec 2020

     


Travel Requirements
None
Relocation Provided
None
Position Type
Intern
Referral Payment Plan
Yes


EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.


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Technology we use

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Location

Located in the West Loop, one block from Ogilvie Train Station and Union Train Station. The office is also close to multiple CTA stops.

What are Motorola Solutions Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 6 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes telecommuting at Manager discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Video Games.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted At team's discretion.
Parking
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Paid industry certifications
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