Take this free virtual opportunity to upskill yourself get a true feel of what it’s like to work at Kilpatrick Townsend.
For students interested in pursing a career in patent law, Kilpatrick Townsend is here to help you throughout the entire journey. From comprehensive training to our law school tuition reimbursement program, we provide the support while you define your career path.
Our virtual program allows students to take the first step in their journey, by experiencing what it’s like to work as a patent engineer in our Intellectual Property department. You’ll also hear from a variety of Kilpatrick Townsend’s patent professionals - from patent engineer to partner, you’ll learn about how and why they chose patent law as their career.
We invite you to explore the modules and their content, and complete the assigned tasks if you’re looking for some first-hand experience. By completing these assignments, you will no doubt gain new skills that will help you succeed as a patent engineer, and help jumpstart your career in patent law.
Last but not least, our goal is to help you explore patent law as a possible career path, and determine whether or not it’s the right fit for you. We encourage anyone who thinks they might be interested to check out the program - there’s something for everyone!
This programme is:
Have your job application prioritized
It’s important to stand out when you apply for a job. Complete the Patent Law Virtual Experience Program, for your application to be prioritized for review when you apply at Kilpatrick Townsend.
Earn a Certificate
When you complete the Patent Law Virtual Experience Program, you’ll earn a personalized completion certificate to share with prospective employers and your professional network.
Be seen by Kilpatrick Townsend
The power is in your hands. Opt in to share your work and profile with the HR team at Kilpatrick Townsend to stand out.
Set yourself up for success
No more applying for jobs without knowing what the role involves. Build the confidence and practical skills that employers are looking for.
Leverage this experience in interviews
Next time you walk into an interview, you’ll be job ready with experience and an understanding of the role.
Gain real work experience
Throughout the Patent Law Virtual Experience Program, you’ll develop deep insights into what it is actually like to work at Kilpatrick Townsend.
Patent Consultation for a Client that has a Software Application Invention
Providing advice to a client on the patent process and patent strategy on his software application invention.
Drafting a Provisional Application for a Software Application Invention
Reviewing an Invention Disclosure for a Software Application and Drafting a Provisional Application on the Software Application
Preparing a Response to an Office Action for a Software Application Invention
Reviewing an Office Action for a Software Application and Preparing a Response to the Software Application
Patentability Search and Opinion for a Software Application Invention
Conducting a Patentability Search and Providing a Patentability Opinion for a Software
Drafting a Written Description for a Vacuum Cleaner
Reviewing an Invention Disclosure for a Vacuum Cleaner and Drafting a Written Description for a Vacuum Cleaner Application
Drafting Claims for a Vacuum Cleaner
Reviewing an Invention Disclosure for a Vacuum Cleaner and Drafting Claims for a Vacuum Cleaner Application
This programme is self-paced. It takes approximately 7 - 8 hours to complete this Virtual Experience Programme.
To apply for this role and to find out more, please click on the apply button.