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Working at D&M

We are forward-thinking. Not only in our approach to client services, but also in our approach to organizational infrastructure. We are constantly asking ourselves how can we make D&M a better place to work?
The D&M experience is ideal for IP attorneys, agents, and business professionals who desire fast-paced, innovative, challenging, and interesting work. We believe successful teams are built on three key components: diversity, collaboration, and respect with one another — and our clients.
This environment allows us to perform at our best. And when you feel that you are performing your best at work, you typically enjoy it! We are grateful to maintain a high retention rate and continue to invest and empower team members as we strive to challenge the status quo together.

We’re Growing

Chemical Technologies Patent Attorney or Agent

We are seeking a patent attorney or agent with a specialization in the chemical arts. You can expect to work primarily on matters related to patent drafting and prosecution, opinion work, licensing, and the occasional M&A support. We partner with Fortune 500 companies, research universities, and successful startups. The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of relevant experience.

Electrical/Computer Science Technologies Patent Attorney or Agent

We are seeking a patent attorney or agent with a specialization in the electrical and computer science arts. You can expect to work primarily on matters related to patent prosecution and litigation for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients. A successful candidate will offer 2+ years of experience with varying electrical and software technologies; a focus in artificial intelligence, machine learning, or telecommunications would be ideal.

Cooperative Education (Co-op)

We are seeking undergraduate and graduate students for cooperative education and internship opportunities! You can expect to work on projects related to patent prosecution, trademark prosecution, litigation, and gain exposure to administrative tasks within the firm. A successful candidate must be earning an undergraduate or graduate degree in a science or technical field such as physics, computer science, computer engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, or the like. Please submit a resume, unofficial transcripts, and a cover letter to recruiting@dority-manning.com.

Docketing Coordinator

We are seeking an entry-level docketing coordinator to join our legal support team. As a docketing coordinator, you can expect to review all incoming patent and trademark office documents, generate detailed reports, and correspond with internal and external parties regularly. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent administrative experience, attention to detail, and strong document management capabilities. Interested in applying? Use the link below!

Mechanical Technologies Patent Attorney or Agent

We are seeking a patent attorney or agent with a specialization in the mechanical and electro-mechanical arts. You can expect to work primarily on matters related to patent drafting and prosecution for Fortune 100 companies as well as other national and international clients. A successful candidate will offer 2+ years of experience with varying mechanical technologies.

Law Clerks

We are seeking current law school students (1Ls and 2Ls) for opportunities within our Summer 2024 law clerk program. You can expect to work directly with attorneys on meaningful projects related to patent prosecution and patent litigation matters. A successful candidate must hold an undergraduate degree in STEM, including but not limited to chemistry, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, computer science/engineering, physics, or the like. Please submit a resume, unofficial undergraduate and law school transcripts, cover letter, and writing sample to recruiting@dority-manning.com.

Uber IP Legal Scholars Program

We are seeking current 1L students for the Summer 2024 Uber + Dority & Manning IP Legal Scholars program. The Dority + Uber Legal Scholars Program is designed to provide 1L students of all backgrounds an opportunity for unique exposure to the field of intellectual property law. The program offers insight into two key roles within the IP field: In-house counsel (Uber) and private practice (Dority). Candidates must hold an undergraduate degree in a science or technical field such as electrical engineering, computer science, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, or related fields. Please submit a resume, unofficial law school and undergraduate transcripts, legal or technical writing sample, and a letter of intent that includes your unique personal and professional experiences, characteristics and abilities that will enhance the culture at Dority & Manning and the IP industry to recruiting@doritymanning.com.

IP Coordinator

We are seeking a Legal Assistant/ Paralegal to join our firm! You can expect to support attorneys within the mechanical practice group by processing incoming, outgoing file transfers, assisting with client reporting, and billing. A successful candidate will have at least 2 years of clerical professional experience in a heavy administrative support role with high attention to detail. To apply please click the link below!

Some of our priorities & focuses

Engaging work
A team structure & environment
Robust mentoring & training
Innovative thinking
Competitive pay

Meet the team

From day one, I have enjoyed the opportunity to learn and to teach among the whole D&M organization. I am proud to be a part of a culture that values everyone’s individual contributions, drawing on a variety of skills and backgrounds, to develop innovative solutions.

Katie M. Lyddane, Associate

As a co-op, I was able to build my knowledge of IP and gain key experience through meaningful work. Now, as a full-time employee at D&M, I have been able to continually build upon the knowledge and experience that I received as a co-op, while progressively taking on more responsibility.

Jonathan A. Gundana, Patent Agent

I genuinely appreciate D&M’s unique approach to developing customized IP solutions for our clients. We are intentional about continuing conversations during the course of representation to understand our clients’ business goals. I have experienced great personal and professional satisfaction during my tenure at D&M through the opportunity to be involved with providing such effective client engagement.”

Jennifer L. Ulsh, Of Counsel

Be empowered to make a difference.

Early and mid-career attorneys. Undergraduates and law students. Veteran partners. Paralegals. Business professionals. If you are creative, collaborative, and want to join a vibrant and close-knit team with a passion for innovation and client service, consider a career with Dority & Manning.


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The beginning of an incredible career.

Discover your calling at the intersection of technology and law.

Find an IP professional and see what makes Dority & Manning different.

D&M’s full-service team is equipped to protect IP and maximize its value for clients. We combine your expertise with ours to build successful IP strategies and to create a strong unit built on trust.