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Scientific Analyst Intern at Morrison Foerster


Scientific Analyst Intern at Morrison Foerster

Office:      Office Location Flexible

Experience:         0 Years of Experience


Morrison Foerster transforms complexity into advantage. With our collective intelligence, we shape powerful legal strategies that move your business forward while living our shared values. We solve your most critical multidimensional challenges in a way that provides clarity around the risk you are facing and gives you confidence in your chosen path. We pair diversity of perspective with a strategic consultative approach to craft the tailored strategies you need. We foster trusted partnerships that are defined by winning for you when it matters most. Our clients include some of the largest financial institutions, Fortune 100 companies, and leading technology and life sciences companies. Whether established for decades or just an entrepreneur’s idea, we represent organizations as they grow, innovate, disrupt, and develop into leading industry players and household names.

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking Patent Prosecution Scientific Analyst Interns in the Palo Alto, San Diego, Boston, New York, and San Francisco offices.

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong interest in:
    • Preparing and prosecuting patent applications
    • Contributing to prosecution strategy
    • Providing technical and legal research and analysis with respect to matters pending before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
    • Providing technical support for patent interference and litigation proceedings

Who We Are

Our firm has a long standing commitment to our culture and diversity.  We encourage you to learn more about who we are and what we do.  Should you find you’re ready to do the best legal work of your life, we encourage you to let us know!


  • Ph.D. in life sciences, chemistry, or medicine
  • Internship period – 3 to 6 months, full-time or part-time
  • Outstanding writing and analytical skills, and top academic credentials are essential.

To Apply

Please submit a resume, cover letter indicating office location preference, writing sample of your choosing (5-12 pages), and copies of all academic transcripts (unofficial copies accepted).

We are not accepting agency submissions for this position.

Scientific Analyst Intern at Morrison Foerster

Where required by law, salary ranges are stated below.  Additional compensation may include a discretionary bonus, overtime as applicable, health/welfare benefits, retirement contributions, paid holidays, and PTO.  The range displayed is specifically for positions performed in those cities/states and may vary based on factors including but not limited to the following: local market data and ranges; an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience; and certain degrees, licensing, and certifications. 



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