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Position:         2023 Summer Associate

Specialty:        Chemistry/Chemical Engineering  

Location:         Fully Remote (with the option to work in-office or hybrid in Philadelphia, PA or Wilmington, DE if so desired)

Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, a renowned domestic and international intellectual property boutique, seeks to hire a highly qualified Summer Associate to join our Chemical patent practice team. Candidates should also have a keen interest in IP litigation.  The Summer Associate will work remotely, with the option to work some days in our Philadelphia or Wilmington office as they wish (not required).


Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, an intellectual property boutique firm specializing in all matters related to patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, litigation, and licensing, is seeking a 2023 Summer Associate.

Our ideal candidate is eager to confront new challenges and responsibilities, takes satisfaction in developing practical solutions, values an environment where everyone is treated with mutual support and respect, and does their best work when functioning in a team environment. This position is open to all qualified candidates who are in their first or second year at an ABA-accredited law school.

Summer Associates at Panitch Schwarze are given the opportunity to experience several different areas of Panitch Schwarze’s IP practices including intellectual property counseling and opinion work, patent prosecution, and intellectual property litigation-related matters. The Summer Associate Program is designed to provide training in the substantive and procedural aspects of the practice. Summer Associates have direct access to Partners, Associates, and Agents alike, and our attorneys will be responsible for ensuring the quality and variety of work, as well as timely and appropriate feedback. Summer Associates also have plenty of opportunities to socialize and get to know us through various virtual group events.


  • Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, or Ph.D. in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • 1L or 2L; strong interest in Intellectual Property Law
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities

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