Position: Legal Internship

Summary: JA McKinney & Assoc., LLC, an intellectual property boutique, is looking for a law student intern to assist with a copyright, patent and trademark projects beginning in the Fall of 2020. The internship will be responsible for investigating patent, trademark and copyright matters on the internet, creating and maintain files in an electronic database, preparing draft notice letters and following-up on matters. The internship may be paid or unpaid (depending on qualifications), run for 3 months or more and take 10-20 hours a week. JA McKinney & Associate’s office is located in Millersville, MD. Law students with some background in or knowledge of US Copyright, Trademark and/or Patent Law in their third year of law school are preferred. Candidates should possess strong organizational and computer skills, have a sharp attention to detail, and be able to work independently. Please submit cover letter and resume to


Position: USPTO Licensed Patent Agent or Attorney

Summary:   JA McKinney & Assoc., LLC, an intellectual property boutique, is seeking a USPTO registered patent agent or attorney to join our practice. Full-time and part-time tele-commuting or remote working arrangements are available, but the ability to join us at the Millersville office at least periodically is desirable. We provide IP legal services to small and medium size businesses in many technology, business and product categories, including consumer electronics, industrial machinery, firearms, boats, ships and Internet-related businesses including organizations involved in sales, consulting, community outreach and publishing. Our practice includes many aspects of patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law, including counseling, prosecution and licensing, but we do not specialize in litigation.

Requirements:   United States Patent Office Bar required, For Attorneys in Maryland: Maryland Bar preferred, Previous USPTO patent prosecution experience required, Some litigation experience preferred (but not required), All technical disciplines considered.

Compensation and Benefits: Commensurate with Experience and your availability.

If you are interested in joining our firm, please email your resume to or call Andrew McKinney at 410-518-6040.