- Life/Work Balance – work where you want, when you want, and how much you want
- Ample, Steady Work- preparation and prosecution work from a mix of leading electrical and mechanical technology companies
- Diversity & Inclusion Focused Firm – leaders in D&I initiatives in the patent field, including the Harrity Academy, Harrity for Parity Women’s Workshop, and Minority Firm Incubator Programs
- Excellent Compensation Package- production-based, and includes comprehensive benefits
- Exceptional Opportunities – advance your career and gain experience in various areas, including business development and client management, and client counseling, as all clients are firm clients
- Positive, Innovative, Inclusive Firm Culture – opportunities to work with cutting edge technology, a collaborative & family-friendly work environment, and a dedicated support team
Our team loves working at Harrity because of the culture. A few things that we do differently include:
- Our work environment is casual.
- We balance work and our personal lives.
- Our environment fosters collaboration, creativity, and growth.
- We hold book clubs, webinars, and morning meet ups.
- We are continuously learning.
- We always have a positive attitude.
We are committed to equal opportunity hiring practices. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
Harrity for Parity Women’s Patent Workshop
FREE VIRTUAL WORKSHOP
Do you want extensive patent training from some of the most prominent female patent lawyers in the country? Harrity is excited to host Harrity for Parity™, our 6th Annual Women’s Patent Workshop. A select group of women will participate in this free four-day long program geared towards an introduction to the practice of patent law, patent skills, and career training. The program will take place virtually May 22-25, 2023, with a Welcome Networking Event on Sunday, May 21, and is open to female science and engineering students, law school students, and recent graduates.
The participants of previous workshops rated the quality of the program as 9.5 out of 10!
The Harrity for Parity™ Women’s Workshop includes:
- Guest Speakers (Prominent women in the patent field)
- Patent Law Introductory Training
- Patent Preparation Skills Training
- Patent Prosecution Skills Training
- Writing Skills Training by Writing Expert, Julie Seitz
- Resume and Interview Preparation Workshops
- Law School Career Mentoring
- Patent Attorney Q&As
- Patent Bar Preparation
- Networking Opportunities
The application window for Harrity for Parity™ 2023 is now open!
1. Be in good standing as a science/engineering student or law student at an ABA accredited school, or be a recent engineering or law school graduate of an ABA accredited school;
2. Demonstrate a record of academic achievement;
3. Have a sincere interest in Harrity and practicing patent law; and
4. Have or be obtaining a background in a technical field (e.g., B.S. in Electrical Engineering, B.S. in Computer Science, B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or like such);
5. Be eligible to sit for the United States Patent Bar and reside in the U.S.
The Harrity Academy™
FREE VIRTUAL PATENT COURSES
The Harrity Academy™ is a free program which introduces diverse participants to the field of patent law, provides exclusive training, practice materials, and mentorship, and teaches how to effectively and efficiently draft and prosecute high-quality patent applications. The goal of this program is to help increase the number of diverse candidates entering the patent field while enhancing the quality of their overall practice.
The Harrity Academy™ is comprised of three courses: Patent Basics, Patent Drafting, and Patent Prosecution. Courses will be broken into regularly scheduled online classes and include practice assignments, speakers, and one-on-one mentorship throughout the course duration.
- You have or are obtaining a technical degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, or equivalent fields from an accredited college or university;
- You are able and willing to commit to every scheduled class in the selected course;
- You are female and/or considered a minority in the legal field, pursuant to the Vault and Minority Corporate Counsel Association (MCCA) Guidelines [African-American/Black, Hispanic/Latinx, Alaska Native/American Indian, Asian, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, Multiracial, Openly LGBTQ, U.S. Veteran, and/or Individual with Disabilities]
- You reside in the U.S. and are registered or eligible to register for the USPTO patent bar