26 days old

IP Associate

Nelson Mullins
Charlotte , North Carolina
  • Job Type
    Law Firm Associate
  • Job Status
    Full Time


Are you looking to apply your intellectual property knowledge and experience on a bustling intellectual property team rooted within a long standing and successful general practice law firm?  We have great news!  Nelson Mullins is adding an IP Associate to its Charlotte office.

A Day in the Life

Utilizing your patent prosecution experience, you will help your team write and file patent applications. And, as a registered patent attorney, you will have the opportunity to pursue protection for these patent applications and perform freedom-to-operate analyses. A strong team player, your days will be spent working closely with team attorneys and staff members on intellectual property matters including patentability analyses, patent drafting, patent prosecution, opinion work (freedom-to-operate, non-infringement, invalidity), IP-related agreements, and IP litigation.

Located downtown, our Charlotte office overlooks a bustling metropolitan area with many attractions, including restaurants, entertainment, and nightlife.  Want to know more about our Charlotte office? Check out the office here.

All candidates are asked to submit the following application materials:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. Copy of law school transcript

We Know You

You have up to 4 years of experience practicing in the area of patent preparation and prosecution while holding an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or chemical engineering. You have excellent academic credentials and your writing and analytical skills are strong. You are admitted to the North Carolina Bar or admitted to and in good standing with another state's bar (and willing to waive in or sit before the North Carolina Bar), and you are admitted to practice before the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (or eligible to sit for the Patent Bar).

Who We Are

At Nelson Mullins, we help advance our clients’ business goals through flexibility, business sense, and tireless advocacy based on a deep understanding of their business worlds.  With more than 800 attorneys across 100 diversified practices within the Firm, we provide lateral attorneys joining us with excellent support services and opportunities to work with practitioners in different offices, in different practice groups, and with different backgrounds.


No agencies, please.



  • Legal Services
Posted: 2020-09-03 Expires: 2020-10-03

Nelson Mullins

Nelson Mullins is an entrepreneurial firm dedicated to providing the highest quality legal services to our clients.  Nelson Mullins encourages its lawyers to approach each client individually, working to understand the needs, goals, and long-term plans of each client.  By identifying these strategic issues, our attorneys can develop an individualized approach targeting each facet of the client, creating specific solutions to help address each need, to reach each goal, and to realize each long-term plan. 

For more information, visit www.nelsonmullins.com. 

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