Thomas | Horstemeyer is a premier IP law firm that serves clients all over the world.  We develop our clients’ IP portfolios and assist them with enforcing their IP rights in a collegial, fast-paced environment.  We are always seeking qualified candidates to join our team.

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Current Openings

Patent Attorney or Patent Agent with Doctorate in Chemistry

Thomas | Horstemeyer has an immediate opening for a Patent Attorney or a Patent Agent with a Doctorate in Chemistry specializing in medicinal chemistry, materials science, organic chemistry, polymer chemistry, and/or textile chemistry.  The ideal candidate will have 3 or more years of experience in patent preparation and prosecution, although all levels of experience may be considered.  Research and development experience in a corporate environment or a post doctorate setting in the above technology areas is a plus.  The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and have strong communication and writing skills.  If you wish to be considered for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to

Experienced Patent Attorneys

Thomas | Horstemeyer is always seeking experienced patent attorneys with patent prosecution and/or litigation experience to serve our clients’ growing needs. If you wish to be considered to join our growing and dynamic team, please send your resume and cover letter to

Foreign Paralegal

Thomas | Horstemeyer is currently seeking a foreign paralegal that is familiar with foreign associates and foreign laws in various jurisdictions. This individual would have experience contacting associates in foreign countries to file patent/ trademark applications, assist attorneys and provide instructions to the foreign associates, and other related tasks. If you wish to be considered for this position, please send your resume to

Summer Associate Program

Thomas | Horstemeyer is currently accepting resumes for our summer 2020 program. The summer program at Thomas | Horstemeyer involves significant training including a structured seminar program coupled with close mentorship working on various client matters. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science and Chemistry, but we are willing to consider all disciplines. If you wish to be considered for a summer position at Thomas | Horstemeyer, please send your resume and cover letter to

Search Firms

Thomas | Horstemeyer does not desire resumes from search firms with which we do not have a signed search agreement.  The firm will not pay placement or referral fees without a signed agreement in place.  We request that search firms not send unsolicited information about any potential candidate. Any search firm that disregards this instruction should not expect to be paid a fee for any placement that results from providing the unsolicited information or a placement of a potential candidate that occurs independent of receiving the unsolicited information. 


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