Job No: 493167 Work Type: Faculty Full-time Department: Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law Location: Brookdale Center, 55 Fifth Avenue, NY, NY Categories: Education/Teaching, Legal, Research
Position Summary: The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law of Yeshiva University, with the support of a $200,000 grant from Google, has launched “The Cardozo Patent Project” with the goal of becoming the go-to destination for female and underrepresented entrepreneurs to secure patent rights. Cardozo Law School invites applicants to apply to serve as The Cardozo Patent Project's Director. This position carries a one year term.
The Director will help build and manage the network, develop guides and other self-help materials, and supervise students in the Tech Startup Clinic working with clients on patent- and other IP-related matters, and will be responsible for helping to secure funding for the project.
Experience & Educational Background:
Applicants should have a JD degree and at least two years of relevant patent experience, an outstanding record of professional achievement.
Skills & Competencies:
Experience in clinical education is preferred, but not required.
The Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is a leader in legal education, located in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village. The law school is renowned for its program in intellectual property, which includes the FAME Center for Fashion, Arts, Media and Entertainment Law. Cardozo Law has a long tradition of public advocacy and is the birthplace of the Innocence Project and the home of our Center for Rights and Justice. Cardozo offers a world-class faculty and encourages creative thinking and innovation in the legal profession. Cardozo provides students with a strong foundation in legal theory combined with practical hands-on experience in a variety of areas including criminal law, civil rights law, and business law. The school prides itself on creating a vibrant and warm community for faculty, staff and students.
A division of Yeshiva University, Cardozo Law School offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans. The law school is a secular institution within a religious university and welcomes people of all religions, ethnic backgrounds, races and sexual identities.