OVERVIEW

Ladas & Parry is an internationally-recognized intellectual property law firm with a global focus. Since 1912, we have represented clients across all major industries and remain a thought leader in international intellectual property law. Our continued success depends on our committed team of U.S. and European attorneys and professional staff.

We are dedicated to attracting and retaining the top talent in the intellectual property legal field to ensure client success. We offer career and educational opportunities for lateral partners and associates, entry-level attorneys, law students, and professional legal staff. Our diverse and motivating environment allows our employees to advance professionally and maintain long-term success at our firm. To contact the office of interest, please complete our online form.

LIFE AT LADAS

We understand that in order for our employees to have successful careers, they must also be successful in their commitments outside of work. Although we work diligently to obtain desired results for our clients, our work environment encourages a balance of work with personal and other professional commitments. We offer a full range of employee benefits, and additional programs to help our employees maintain their work/life balance. We are a team of cultured and diverse professionals, with diverse ethnic backgrounds and language skills. At Ladas & Parry, each individual is valued and contributes uniquely to our team.

With offices located in various cities in the United States and Europe in close proximity to the offices of relevant government authorities and some colleagues working remotely in other countries, we can better serve our clients from anywhere in the world, while also allowing our employees to build strong networks.

We are committed to the professional advancement of our employees. We believe that the key to client success is maintaining a team of exceptional attorneys and staff that remain on the cutting edge of IP developments in jurisdictions worldwide. We offer various legal seminars and events that focus on niche areas of IP law to ensure our team is aware of the most up-to-date developments in the law.

CURRENT OPENINGS

Job Opportunities

We encourage qualified candidates to submit their resumes and cover letters to the office of interest via our online form. You can also check for current opportunities as they arise on the top right of this page.

  • NEW YORK OFFICE JOB OPPORTUNITY: TRADEMARK ASSOCIATE:
    Job Description: Intellectual Property law firm in NYC seeks bright, highly motivated associate with at least 2 yrs. experience in trademark prosecution. Some experience in conflict work (TTAB, Federal Courts or UDRP) helpful.Requirements

    • Experience in reviewing trademark search reports and rendering clearance opinions
    • Ability to handle multiple tasks; prioritize; and work independently
    • Strong legal research and writing skills
    • Admitted to the Bar (NY preferred).
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to relate comfortably at all levels within business clients
    • A record of providing legal services in a timely, accurate, and professional manner
    • Foreign language skills preferred; Fluent in Chinese, Spanish or French a plus.

    Please send your salary requirements along with your resume.

    This position will be remote until the office reopens, December 1st.

    Employees are encouraged to be vaccinated.  Weekly testing is mandatory for those who are not vaccinated.

     

  • CHICAGO OFFICE JOB OPPORTUNITY:  REGISTERED PATENT AGENTS:
    Ladas & Parry LLP seeks Registered Patent Agents for Chicago, IL to prepare patent technical and design specifications/applications. Draft and prepare patent applications for submission to the U.S. patent office (USPTO), Chinese patent office, and European patent office. Conduct international patent and registered design search and analysis and prepare patentability advice for clients. Perform patent and scientific literature searches and analysis relating to patentability, validity, and infringement. Assist attorneys with prosecuting patent applications before the USPTO and preparing Patent Clearance and Freedom to Operate Opinions. Advise on patent filing strategies under U.S., Hong Kong/Chinese, and PCT international patent filing practice. Associate’s degree in Computer Engineering or Electrical Engineering or any Engineering field plus three years of experience in job offered or in wireless communications engineering required. Required Skills: 2 years of experience with preparing and drafting patent applications; conducting international patent and registered design research for advisory analysis in patentability of an invention; performing patent and scientific literature searches and analysis relating to patentability, validity, and infringement; preparing patent clearance and freedom to operate opinions; preparing design applications; advising on patent filing strategies under U.S, Hong Kong/Chinese, and PCT for international patent filing practice. Certifications: Registered to practice before the US PTO.   PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO: richards@ladas.net.

Internships

Some of our offices host interns for various periods throughout the year. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and submit their materials in the form below for consideration.

  • NEW YORK CREDITED INTERNSHIPS:  NOW AVAILABLE IN THE TRADEMARK DEPARTMENT:
    We are seeking bright, highly motivated interns who wish to spend the fall semester earning academic credit in the Trademark Department of our New York office. Students must be 2Ls, 3Ls or LLMs. Interns may either participate on a part-time or full-time basis, depending on the requirements of the  students law school. Interns will be assigned a variety of tasks related to both client matters and to academic publications and presentations. Ideal candidates will have background knowledge of intellectual property law and a demonstrated interest in the field. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter. After our review of application materials, candidates may be asked to submit a writing sample or transcript. Due to COVID-19, the internship will be a fully remote position.
  • NEW YORK CREDITED INTERNSHIPS: PROTECTION AND PRIVACY LAW:
    Ladas & Parry LLP, an international intellectual property law firm, is seeking a bright, highly motivated intern who is interested in data protection and privacy law for the fall semester, for academic credit.  Students must be 2Ls, 3Ls, or LLMs.  Intern may either participate on a part-time or full-time basis, depending on the requirements of the student’s law school.   The ideal candidate will have background knowledge data protection and privacy law. Qualified candidates should submit a resume and cover letter.   After review of application materials, candidates may be asked to submit a writing sample and transcript. Due to COVID-19, the internship will be a fully remote position.

LADAS & PARRY LLP IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, SEX, RELIGION, RACE, COLOR, CREED, NATIONAL ORIGIN, MARITAL OR VETERAN STATUS, CITIZENSHIP, DISABILITY OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION. GENDER IDENTITY OR EXPRESSION, GENETIC PREDISPOSITION OR CARRIER STATUS OR ANY OTHER BASIS PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.