Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman (HFZ) is a boutique law firm located in downtown Chicago. They work with many Fortune 500 companies who are using the latest cutting-edge technology for their inventions.
For students with a MechE, EE, CE or CS background , HFZ has summer internship and full –time Patent Engineer positions. Patent law requires a high level of engineering expertise, and for members who are interested in the dual pursuit of law and engineering, patent law provides a career that perfectly blends both interests. HFZ recruits, hires, trains and mentors engineers in the art and preparation of drafting patents, responding to rejections from the patent office, performing patent searches, counseling clients, and developing patent portfolios for a diverse set of companies.
HFZ job opportunities are posted on the U of I Handshake career portal: Patent Engineer Electrical/Computer, Patent Engineer Mechanical and Patent Engineer Summer Internship. They target employment towards Juniors and Seniors, but encourage dialogue with all students who are interested in Intellectual Property and Patent Law.
Visit them at the Engineering Career Fair on February 8th!