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Networking: Careers in intellectual property and patent practice

Recruiting Event: Job Search Skills; Networking Opportunities

Jan 16, 2013

This event is appropriate for: Graduate Students; Postdocs/Fellows.

Are you considering a career in intellectual property and patent practice? Would you like to apply your technical expertise towards communicating and protecting the intellectual property? Do you want to find out what it takes to work for one of the top intellectual property law firms in the country?  FELCOM Jobs Networking Committee would like to invite you to attend a presentation by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR). WSGR is a legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide. They represent companies at every stage of development, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multibillion-dollar global corporations. They have offices in Austin; Brussels; Georgetown, DE; Hong Kong; New York; Palo Alto; San Diego; San Francisco; Seattle; Shanghai; and Washington, D.C.

Our speaker will be Dr. Louis D. Lieto. He is a patent attorney in the intellectual property and patent practice at WSGR.  Dr. Leito received his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at NIAID. Prior to joining WSGR he was a patent examiner at the USPTO.

Sponsored by the Job Networking Committee of Felcom, a group to help NIH trainees connect with hiring organizations.