Intellectual Property Researcher (Temporary) - LAC Group

Location: USA - Multiple Locations

LAC Group seeks an experienced Intellectual Property Researcher for a temporary position at a prestigious national law firm. The Researcher will be primarily responsible for providing in-depth IP research as needed to support the lawyers, paralegals and other staff. This role is a full-time position that should last about 3 months. Position can be located at any of the firm’s offices in numerous cities in US.


  • Provide comprehensive research and reference services, with emphasis on patent research
  • Provide training and support of research, particularly in the use of IP research tools
  • Assist users in the selection and use of online research tools
  • Complete legislative histories and biographies
  • Participate in developing and collecting intranet resources
  • Work with various practice groups and the marketing department on competitive intelligence resources
  • Monitor online databases for practice-specific information
  • Process interlibrary loans and other administrative responsibilities as assigned

  • MLIS or equivalent advanced degree required;  Experience can be substituted for advanced degree
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a law firm or corporate setting performing primarily patent research
  • Experience with a variety of online research tools, including CapitalIQ, Dun and Bradstreet, WestLaw Edge, Lexis, etc.

LAC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action Employer who values diversity in the workplace.


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