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With world-class clients and career opportunities, Coats & Bennett, PLLC, is a dynamic, full-service intellectual property law firm based in Cary, North Carolina. Established in 1987 by registered patent attorneys Larry Coats and David Bennett, the firm comprises attorneys in great demand with extensive experience across a broad range of technologies and businesses, practicing in areas that encompass patents, intellectual property litigation, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.

A career at our firm offers challenge and incentives for growth, while at the same time providing you with an amiable, focused environment where excellence is appreciated and rewarded. Whether you are a patent attorney with a technical background, a summer associate seeking the opportunity of a lifetime, or a highly qualified professional looking for just the “right” fit, we welcome your application to be a part of our team — one that works hard and is tremendously successful, yet also knows how to relax and enjoy one another.

Honesty, integrity and trust are our values. Personal and professional excellence, long-term growth and building the reputation and stature of our firm are our goals. We take immense pride in the way we serve our clients, conduct ourselves and influence others. Our philosophy is to offer high-quality services at market-competitive prices; we avoid shortcuts, never quit early and do not shy away from tough challenges. We are passionate about our work and the reasons why we do it. For more insight, please review our guiding principles and our explanation of the Coats & Bennett, PLLC, advantage.

Coats & Bennett, PLLC, is committed to a policy prohibiting discrimination in employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, handicap, sex, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status.



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