Research Analyst – Fish & Richardson (Minneapolis)

Fish & Richardson has an opening for a Research Analyst in the Minneapolis office. Please see the position announcement below for details. Applicants can send resume/cover letter to


Research Analyst, Research Analyst in Library & Knowledge Information Systems 

Fish & Richardson, a premier global intellectual property law firm, is sought-after and trusted by the world’s most innovative brands and influential technology leaders. Established in 1878, and now with more than 400 attorneys and technology specialists in the U.S., Europe, and China, our success is rooted in our creative and inclusive culture, which values the diversity of people, experiences and perspectives.  Join Fish’s downtown Minneapolis team in our fast-paced Information Technology Department as a Research Analyst in Library & Knowledge Information Systems

How Will You Make a Difference?

  • Conduct online research associated with requests made by firm legal and support staff
  • Execution of comprehensive database searches in the firm’s diverse practice and science/technology areas
  • Perform research necessary to support business development initiatives through the competitive intelligence program
  • Assist with marketing and other strategic plans of the Library & Knowledge Information Systems group
  • Assist with evaluation, training and overall expansion of knowledge with intellectual property and legal database resources

What Will You Bring to the Table? 

  • A Bachelors of Arts or Science
  • An MLIS or other relevant advanced degree or certification is highly desirable
  • Two to four years work experience in a Library, Intellectual Property and/or Legal setting
  • Ability to work collaboratively and contribute to effective working relationships
  • Organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain a high level of mental effort in performing essential duties
  • Interpersonal and communication skills necessary to communicate with a diverse group of attorneys and staff with professionalism, courtesy and tact

Why Fish?

When you join our team, we offer:

  • Competitive pay with a rich benefits package, including comprehensive medical and dental coverage, generous paid time off, and tuition reimbursement
  • Award-winning retirement and profit sharing plans with employer contribution
  • A family-friendly atmosphere with back-up child care, as well as health and wellness initiatives