Job details Summer Legal Intern

Posting Period

From February 08, 2024
to March 15, 2024

Country or region

United States


Lebanon, New Hampshire

Business Unit

Corporate Group


Information Technology

Entry date

To be determined

Job Status

Temporary - Full time (10 weeks)

Minimal required work experience

None required

Minimal education level required

Bachelor's Degree


To be determined

Summer Legal Intern

Main Functions

Lallemand has an opening for a summer legal intern to work with our Intellectual Property Services Group (the “IP Services Group”) in support of the LBDS business unit. The IP Services Group is responsible for the procurement and enforcement of Lallemand’s patent portfolio. The summer legal intern will be supervised by LBDS’s IP counsel  and will assist senior members of the IP Services Group with patent prosecution, dispute resolution, and other legal matters that relate to intellectual property.

The summer legal intern will be located in the US and spend at least part of the summer at the Mascoma research facility in Lebanon, New Hampshire. While at Mascoma, the summer legal intern will meet colleagues who create the yeast strains protected by Lallemand’s patent portfolio.

Technical skills


  • You are a first- or second-year student at a law school in the United States
  • You are eligible to become a member of the USPTO’s patent bar
  • You have good legal research and writing skills

An asset

  • You are already a member of the USPTO patent bar
  • You have work experience relating to patents
  • You have French language skills
  • You have an advanced degree in the chemical or life sciences or prior work experience in the chemical or life sciences

Personal abilities


  • You are able to work independently and in a team environment
  • You have good communication skills and exhibit good judgment
  • You are organized and pay attention to details

An asset

  • You have a demonstrated interest in scientific research

General criteria


  • You are able to spend part of the summer at our facility located in Lebanon, New Hampshire
  • You have a valid passport and are able to travel to Canada


Lallemand is a privately held Canadian company founded in the late 19th century, which develops, produces, and markets microorganisms for various markets. The administrative offices of the parent company are in Montreal, Canada. Today, Lallemand employs more than 5,000 people working in more than 45 countries on 5 continents.

Lallemand's corporate division encompasses all of the support services offered to our branches. Its goal is to optimize internal processes, ensure that your operation is running smoothly, and that your strategy is well thought-out.

Our corporate branch's head office is located in Montreal, Canada, and relies on a team that specializes in: Management; Finance and accounting; Engineering; Research and Development (R&D); Human Resources (HR); and Information Technology (IT). If you want to help bring enthusiasm, collaboration and innovation to our workplace, we'd love to get to know you!

Please take note that accommodations will be provided in all parts of the hiring process. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

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