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    I worked at Fenwick & West full-time

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    Pros

    Wonderful people, great benefits, employee appreciation events, conveniences on site, good pay

    Cons

    Some managers run department with iron fist, huge turnover in Facilities

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your staff more

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    Patent Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Mountain View, CA
    Accepted Offer
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    Accepted Offer
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Fenwick & West (Mountain View, CA) in January 2015.

    Interview

    Phone interview with one of the Partners followed by on-site interview in their office with 6-7 people in a single day. You will be asked to explain why you want to work for a law firm. I met with the partners, associates and other professional staff that I would be working with. I was asked to explain why I am interested in a career in patent law.

    Interview Questions

    • What do you think about patentability of software?   1 Answer

Fenwick & West Awards & Accolades

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Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2012
Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality, Human Rights Campaign, 2010

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Website www.fenwick.com
Headquarters Mountain View, CA
Size 500 to 999 Employees
Founded 1975
Type Company - Private
Industry Accounting & Legal
Revenue $25 to $50 million (USD) per year

Go West, young lawyer. General practice law firm Fenwick & West offers services to national and international high-tech and life sciences clients, with specializations in corporate law (venture capital, mergers, IPOs), intellectual property, domestic and international tax law, and litigation and other dispute-resolution methods. Founded in 1972, Fenwick & West has about 300 attorneys working out of offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Seattle, and Boise, Idaho. The law firm's clients have included such technology industry giants as Apple, Oracle, Electronic Arts... More

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