Summer Associates

Coats + Bennett seeks first year and second year law students with strong academic credentials and excellent written and verbal communication skills to participate in our summer program for six to eight weeks. Our summer program offers hands-on experience in patent preparation, prosecution and patent litigation. Applicants should have a solid record of success and leadership, possess a technical background and be eligible to sit for the Patent Bar.

We conduct on-campus interviews at local Law schools. Please check with career services at your school to find out if we will be participating in on-campus interviews. If we are not conducting interviews at your school, please submit your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , and we will be pleased to consider you for our program.

“My summer experience at Coats + Bennett proved to be exceptionally rewarding. The personal attention and mentoring I received from highly skilled partners and associates alike furnished me with practical knowledge and invaluable strategies that I continue to use in my intellectual property practice today.”
Justin Leonard