AboutLegal Interns support the legal functions of the Innovation Office and will complete legal
projects or tasks.
Intern should be enrolled or have completed paralegal studies, law, or business classes
- Contracts - Review contracts for definitions and terms for consistency and ascertain if any provisions are unfavorable to Moffitt or contrary to Moffitt’s policies. Process opening and signing checklists for intellectual property agreements and research agreements.
- Intellectual Property Protection - Obtain signatures for various patent related documents such as assignments, declarations, and power of attorneys. Attend and assist with office action and conversion meetings. Obtain trademark specimens for trademark allowances and renewals.
- Legal Research - Assist with legal research which requires identifying and interpreting statutes, regulations, and case law. Prepare research memorandums relevant to the research and discovery efforts at Moffitt relevant to intellectual property law, contract law, drug/device regulations.
- Database Maintenance - Assist with internal database maintenance regarding agreements, along with patent, trademark, and copyright filings.