Careers at Greer, Burns & Crain

GBC is always looking for attorneys with established strong intellectual property legal credentials, and attorneys interested in making patent, trademark, copyright and other facets of intellectual property law central to their legal careers.

Greer, Burns & Crain is a full service intellectual property law firm. Since its inception, Greer, Burns & Crain has focused on fostering a congenial work atmosphere. As a business-oriented IP law firm, GBC prides itself on the ability of all of our lawyers to understand and integrate business goals and considerations into their service to our intellectual property clients — skills that we teach to associates.

We place strong emphasis on one-on-one mentoring of associates in the intricacies of successful intellectual property law, including drafting and prosecution of patents and the filing and prosecution of trademarks before the US Patent and Trademark Office, as well as the representation of clients in appropriate courts and, most importantly, strategies that minimize the risk that our clients become involved in litigation.

Current Openings (Updated 1/16/2020)

GBC is seeking an experienced trademark attorney for its Chicago office. This position will primarily handle US and international trademark prosecution, client counseling, clearance work, and enforcement. Other duties include supporting litigation in federal court and oppositions/cancellations before the TTAB.

Join an established team of trademark professionals working with clients ranging from FORTUNE 100 companies to luxury brands to start-ups.
GBC offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package. GBC is a full-service intellectual property law firm located in downtown Chicago with a satellite office in San Diego, CA.

Successful candidates should have excellent academic credentials and strong writing and analytical skills. Minimum 3 years of trademark prosecution experience and current bar membership in good standing required.

Interested applicants should send materials to

Law Clerks

Chicago Area Law Schools Only
GBC is seeking 1L, 2L and 3L law clerks. An undergraduate degree in computer, electrical or mechanical engineering is preferred. Successful candidates should have excellent academic credentials and strong writing and analytical skills.

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GBC is always in search of the best and brightest minds in the industry. We’d love to hear from you. Applicants should send materials to: