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LACES OUT, HICKIES IN! Never tie or untie your shoes again. Turn your kicks into slip-ons. Ditch the bows and customize your sneakers.


Brooklyn, New York, United States

9 Sep 2013

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Compensation details:
It will be a paid internship. 
We offer $15 dollars an hour and we are looking for 12 hours a week of work. 

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Consumer Products
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Intellectual property legal - internship

NYC legal brain wanted. Unique opportunity to manage the IP process for a rapidly growing global company.

Brooklyn, New York, United States

Applicants are required to hold the relevant Visas/Work Permits

Compensation details:
It will be a paid internship. 
We offer $15 dollars an hour and we are looking for 12 hours a week of work. 

Job Type:
Entry Level
Escape Factors:
Exciting Brand
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HICKIES is an elastic lacing system that replaces traditional shoelaces and lets you easily slip in and out of your shoes while keeping them snug and secure. Never tie or untie your shoes again! Get rid of the bows and customize your footwear.

This person will help us in the enforcement process of our patents and in the strategic development of our intellectual property activities.

This person will be responsible for:

  • Coordinating our global patent and trademark program
  • Managing tasks with the law firms that work for us internationally and nationally
  • Researching examples of infringements of our patents
  • Designing strategies to execute in each country and area of our company to protect our Intellectual Property
  • Gather all the information our law firms require for their legal process to enforce patents and trademarks.
  • Draft and manage documentation and administrative information related to our IP needs


  • We need someone smart, energetic and with a fighting spirit. Someone that is witty and will look for creative ways to protect our IP and to secure it.
  • Someone that will enjoy working in a start up environment with exponential growth opportunity and is willing to overcome new challenges in the industry and within the IP environment.
  • We are looking for someone committed to this job, that can execute with efficiency and effectiveness the tasks given. Quick and thorough.


  • At least 3 month in a legal firm, specialized in IP
  • Preferably from NYU or Columbia Law school
    Should be familiar with the IP processes and international agreements.


  • Currently enrolled in or recently graduated from law school.
  • Concentration / Demonstrated Interest in Intellectual Property Law
  • Top #25 Law School Preferred
  • Languages: English (Native Fluency) 
  • Second languages (Preferred but not required): Spanish, French, German, Chinese
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