Job Opening: IPWatchdog.com seeks a Writer-Editor

IPWatchdog.com is seeking to hire a Writer-Editor. The Writer-Editor will research, write, edit, format and prepare articles for publication on IPWatchdog.com, as well as have responsibility for reviewing, editing, preparing and publishing articles submitted by guest authors and contributors. Familiarity with intellectual property law and procedure, as well as Capitol Hill and the legislative processes of the House and Senate are required for this position.

The exact title and salary will be commensurate with experience, credentials and availability.

We are looking for at least part-time (i.e. 25+ hours) but are open to making this a full-time position for the right candidate.

Given that we are an online publication, relocation is not necessary. We can and do work remotely, but also have office space available in Washington, DC. Willingness to occasionally travel to industry events is preferred. Hours worked can be flexible as long as they are routine and predictable.

This position requires someone with self-starting characteristics who possess the ability to perform without direct supervision or micromanagement.

Qualifications

The ideal applicant will have a law degree and a minimum of 5 years of experience working in some capacity within the intellectual property field, whether as a lawyer representing clients (in a firm or in-house), or an attorney working on Capitol Hill. Familiarity with patents is required, and knowledge of one or more of the disciplines within the intellectual property field is preferred. (i.e., either copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets).

IPWatchdog.com uses WordPress as our publication platform, so the ideal candidate will have knowledge of WordPress, or at the least must have willingness to learn to use WordPress.

To Apply

Please send a Resume or CV along with cover letter and several writing samples to hiring@ipwatchdog.com. Please include salary requirements, whether you are seeking full-time or part-time employment, and when you would be available to begin.

About IPWatchdog

Launched in October of 1999, IPWatchdog.com has been a trusted resource on intellectual property for tens of millions of unique visitors, and today is recognized as one of the leading sources for news, information, analysis and commentary in the patent and innovation industries. We also offer growing coverage of matters relating to trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks. After being recognized as one of the top 100 legal blogs by the American Bar Association for 5 years in a row (ranking #1 in 2010, 2012 and 2013), in January 2014 we were inducted into the ABA Blawg Hall of Fame and retired from annual consideration. Since that time, IPWatchdog.com has grown by leaps and bounds, and today is a media company that provides live and online training, as well as exclusive seminars led by top thought leaders in the industry.

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The position will be posted as a blog post, which means it will initially appear on our homepage among the other most recent blog posts, it will be sent out to our daily e-mail newsletter the morning after it publishes on IPWatchdog, and it will be shared on our social media profiles.

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Warning & Disclaimer: The pages, articles and comments on IPWatchdog.com do not constitute legal advice, nor do they create any attorney-client relationship. The articles published express the personal opinion and views of the author and should not be attributed to the author’s employer, clients or the sponsors of IPWatchdog.com. Read more.

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