Two-Summer Patent Program: Informational Flyer

Be the best patent prosecutor or patent litigator you can be.

Morrison & Foerster’s IP Group is among the best in the nation.

Our patent litigators have litigated, tried and won patent cases in key jurisdictions throughout the U.S., and have managed patent litigation cases in courtrooms around the globe. Our world-class patent prosecutors have developed and implemented IP strategies and obtained patents for many of the most innovative technology and life sciences companies, such as DreamWorks Animation, Genentech and the University of California. Our clients expect the best. Read more.


Two-Summer Patent Program: Patent Strategy & Prosecution Track

Morrison & Foerster is seeking individuals of exceptional intelligence who are eager to tackle complex and challenging problems, and who yearn to be part of a team that values commitment, confidence and a “get-it-done” attitude to join our Two-Summer Patent Program for Patent Strategy & Prosecution in our Los Angeles, Northern Virginia, Palo Alto, San Diego, and San Francisco offices. Read more.


Two-Summer Patent Program: Patent Litigation Track

Morrison & Foerster is seeking individuals of exceptional intelligence who are eager to tackle complex and challenging problems, and who yearn to be part of a team that values commitment, confidence and a “get-it-done” attitude to join our Two-Summer Patent Program for Patent Litigation in our Los Angeles, Palo Alto, San Diego, San Francisco, and Washington, DC offices. Read more.


Two-Summer Patent Program Q&A

Past participants of the Two-Summer Patent Program for Patent Litigation and Patent Strategy & Prosecution answer some common questions about the program. Read more.


MoFo Doubled Down on IP Summer Program, The Recorder, June 17, 2016

When it’s time to find a summer-associate job, top law students with a science or tech background can usually take their pick of elite intellectual property practices. So Morrison & Foerster implemented a unique summer opportunity a few years ago that puts associates in direct contact with top tech clients, among other perks—and it appears to be paying off. Read more.


Please view the videos below to learn more from our practitioners about our Patent Group, our Two-Summer Patent Program, and how to prepare for your patent interview.

This is MoFo Patent

Morrison & Foerster patent partners talk about the “complicated chess game” of patent work and how MoFo rises to the challenge.

2 Summers, 1 Goal: Success

Morrison & Foerster’s rigorous Two-Summer Patent Program positions you for success at the firm, while paving the way for a career in patent law.

Patent Boot Camp

Morrison & Foerster’s patent boot camp immerses summer associates in patent prosecution and patent litigation training, giving you an opportunity to create professional networks with our partners.

Mentoring & Feedback

Los Angeles associate Erol Basol and San Francisco associate Anita Choi discuss the value of the mentoring and feedback they received as patent summer associates.

The Experience

Morrison & Foerster’s Erol Basol and Anita Choi discuss the many advantages received through the Two-Summer Patent Program, from working on patent arbitrations to building lasting partner relationships.

The Interview Process

Morrison & Foerster patent partners share their insider’s perspective on interview day and offer tips to guide you through the process.

Why MoFo

Why should you choose Morrison & Foerster? MoFo partners and associates weigh in on their experiences, and the unparalleled learning opportunities the program offers.

Qualities of a Successful Candidate

Do you have what it takes to be a patent practitioner at Morrison & Foerster? MoFo patent partners examine the qualities of the ideal patent candidate.


Learn More About a Career as a Patent Agent

In technological and scientific endeavors, the top prizes go to the pioneers. Engineers, scientists, and programmers burn the midnight oil to find path-breaking approaches to technical challenges. Executives strive to be first to market with products that dominate the competition. Protecting the insights that result from these efforts requires a forward-thinking patent prosecution legal team, including highly skilled and motivated scientific analysts, patent agents, and patent attorneys. Read more.

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