Intern, Intellectual Property And Technology, Shanghai

Intellectual Property & Technology

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Intellectual Property & Technology


Business Professionals


Shanghai, China



The role

We are currently recruiting interns to join DLA Piper for the Shanghai office in the Intellectual Property And Technology practice group. We offer exceptional career opportunities to our aspiring graduates in a truly challenging and rewarding environment. Candidates with exceptional performance during the internship period would potentially be offered an employment opportunity with DLA Piper after their graduation. 
As an intern, your scope of responsibility will involve conducting legal research and analysis, providing legal translation, preparing legal memoranda, drafting legal documents in Chinese and English and other work assistance within the IPT team when necessary.
  • PRC top tier law school students who will graduate in 2021
  • Ability to commit to a minimum of three months 
  • Excellent command of English 
  • Strong communication and organization skills
DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world.  We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering  practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.
In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:
  • Be Supportive - we care about others, value diversity and act thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative - we give, we share and we join in
  • Be Bold - we stand tall and challenge ourselves to think big
  • Be Exceptional - we exceed standards and expectations
At DLA Piper we are working hard to ensure that our talent pool is diverse. For us, diversity isn't just about visible differences, it's the unique blend of talents, skills, experiences and perspectives that makes each of us an individual.
We know it's crucial to have a culture and environment where those differences are genuinely valued and that's why we strive to be a business where everyone can thrive, develop and succeed based on their talent. Our aim is to build an inclusive and supportive culture where all our people feel they belong and can achieve their best.
We support anyone with a disability or long term health condition to ensure they have the opportunity to perform at their best.
If you have not done so already, please let us know if you require any support so we can make the right adjustments and considerations, should they be required.
In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and references from previous employers.