Please note that this opportunity is sponsored by Harrity & Harrity LLP and not the Career Development Center or Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. To apply or RSVP, please follow all instructions in the posting. Do not apply or RSVP via Handshake. It will *not* be received by the sponsoring organization. Thank you.
Patent Pathways is a free, virtual program, starting January 2022, that aims to register 20 underrepresented minorities with the patent bar in the first year. All patent bar expenses will be paid for each participant.
WHAT IS PATENT LAW?
Patent law is an aspect of intellectual property law and typically involves analyzing whether an invention qualifies for a patent, obtaining rights for patent protection through the patent application process, and enforcing patent rights against patent infringers.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT FROM THIS PROGRAM?
Patent Pathways is 100% virtual, offered at no cost to the participant, and includes:
» Patent bar preparation course
» Patent bar examination
» USPTO registration
» Writing coaching
» Mentoring with patent professionals
» Patent prosecution and drafting trainings
» Access to law school scholarships
» Inernship/ Employment opportunities
You’re a good fit for this program if you are a:
• Engineering student
• Science student
• Law school student with an engineering or science degree
• Engineer/scientist considering changing careers
Phase 1: Introduction – 2 weeks
Phase 2: Patent Bar Preparation and
Examination – 12 weeks
Phase 3 (Optional):
Harrity for Parity – 1 week
Patent Prosecution – 6 weeks
Patent Drafting – 8 weeks