T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

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T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby stratocophic » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:27 am

What are your opinions on these schools' IP programs? Options are Duke, Michigan, UVA, Georgetown, and any other T14 you feel I'm neglecting unnecessarily. Don't start throwing S, C, & B at me; they have no interest in me and I'm trying to be relatively realistic here.

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby ec2xs » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:28 am

If you're dead set on IP, would you consider places like George Washington?

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Postby PDaddy » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:29 am

barrinmb wrote:What are your opinions on these schools' IP programs? Options are Duke, Michigan, UVA, Georgetown, and any other T14 you feel I'm neglecting unnecessarily. Don't start throwing S, C, & B at me; they have no interest in me and I'm trying to be relatively realistic here.


Duke or UVA

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby Renzo » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:30 am

You have a tech background? Then see generally the USNWR.

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Postby vanwinkle » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:32 am

Renzo wrote:You have a tech background? Then see generally the USNWR.

TITCR.

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby stratocophic » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:32 am

ec2xs wrote:If you're dead set on IP, would you consider places like George Washington?


Not really, I'd rather go to Vandy, WUSTL, or Emory (or possibly UIUC, for enough $) if I don't go T14. I know and like Vandy, WUSTL has its charms for me (personal reasons), and Emory's TI:GER program and location would put it above GW as well.

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Postby stratocophic » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:35 am

Renzo wrote:You have a tech background? Then see generally the USNWR.


So given the fact that UM, UVA, and Duke are all within a place or two of each other on a consistent basis, choosing one particular school's not going to make a discernible difference other than in terms of regional prospects?

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Postby Renzo » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:41 am

barrinmb wrote:
Renzo wrote:You have a tech background? Then see generally the USNWR.


So given the fact that UM, UVA, and Duke are all within a place or two of each other on a consistent basis, choosing one particular school's not going to make a discernible difference other than in terms of regional prospects?

Correct. Pick the school you like best.

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Postby 09042014 » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:42 am

What type of IP are you talking about and what are your qualifications?

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby stratocophic » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:43 am

Renzo wrote:
barrinmb wrote:
Renzo wrote:You have a tech background? Then see generally the USNWR.


So given the fact that UM, UVA, and Duke are all within a place or two of each other on a consistent basis, choosing one particular school's not going to make a discernible difference other than in terms of regional prospects?

Correct. Pick the school you like best.


Good. I thought that was the case, but confirmation never hurts. Much thanks.

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby stratocophic » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:47 am

Desert Fox wrote:What type of IP are you talking about and what are your qualifications?


Patent lit or prosecution. I'll have to see which one strikes my fancy more after I learn a bit more about their respective nuances. Mechanical engineering, so a pretty broad general knowledge base - materials, alternative energy, etc.

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Postby vanwinkle » Tue Jan 26, 2010 1:48 am

barrinmb wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:What type of IP are you talking about and what are your qualifications?

Patent lit or prosecution. I'll have to see which one strikes my fancy more after I learn a bit more about their respective nuances. Mechanical engineering, so a pretty broad general knowledge base - materials, alternative energy, etc.

ME + T14 = win

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Postby stratocophic » Tue Jan 26, 2010 2:02 am

vanwinkle wrote:
barrinmb wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:What type of IP are you talking about and what are your qualifications?

Patent lit or prosecution. I'll have to see which one strikes my fancy more after I learn a bit more about their respective nuances. Mechanical engineering, so a pretty broad general knowledge base - materials, alternative energy, etc.

ME + T14 = win


Can you derive that from fundamental principles for me? :mrgreen: TLS has given me that impression. Really glad I found TLS before it was too late, had no idea there was a T14 dividing line as recently as 3 months ago and I'd have likely screwed myself whilst being googly-eyed at the debt differences between the big boys and everyone else. Not that I'm 100% T14 bound (between uncertainty about getting in at all + weighing region and debt loads), but it's definitely made a difference in my ability to make a well-informed, non-

Image decision.

PS: For any other 0Ls lurking this who are interested in IP, this (vvv) thread offers up a little bit of useful information. Not much in it, but a few useful tidbits.

viewtopic.php?f=3&t=37608

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby zoysite » Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:00 am

You can look at the US News Specialty Rankings. George Washington far surpasses the other schools in intellectual property. GW also has better alumni connections in IP law than any other schools.

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby kittenmittons » Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:01 am

Never G. Not GW, specialty rankings are retarded.

hth

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Postby irie » Thu Feb 25, 2010 11:10 am

kittenmittons wrote:Never G. Not GW, specialty rankings are retarded.

hth



yes, ignore specialty rankings. GW's IP program far surpasses its other programs, but that doesn't place it above schools like stanford and columbia.

if you are considering schools outside the t14 like GW, then fordham is also definitely worth looking into.

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Postby 270910 » Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:52 pm

stratocophic wrote:What are your opinions on these schools' IP programs? Options are Duke, Michigan, UVA, Georgetown, and any other T14 you feel I'm neglecting unnecessarily. Don't start throwing S, C, & B at me; they have no interest in me and I'm trying to be relatively realistic here.


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Postby ENGINEERD » Thu Feb 25, 2010 4:59 pm

stratocophic wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:What type of IP are you talking about and what are your qualifications?


Patent lit or prosecution. I'll have to see which one strikes my fancy more after I learn a bit more about their respective nuances. Mechanical engineering, so a pretty broad general knowledge base - materials, alternative energy, etc.


Same major and interests . Same GPA but your LSAT trumps mine. Im trying to crack the T14 but I doubt it. Im also considering WUSTL depending on $$. Good Luck!

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby WellNow » Thu Feb 25, 2010 5:04 pm

Leiter ran a poll on best cyberlaw/IP faculties a few months ago. FWIW http://leiterlawschool.typepad.com/leiter/page/10/

(scroll down to middle of page, just below the summary rankings)

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby Bosque » Thu Feb 25, 2010 7:13 pm

Renzo wrote:
barrinmb wrote:
Renzo wrote:You have a tech background? Then see generally the USNWR.


So given the fact that UM, UVA, and Duke are all within a place or two of each other on a consistent basis, choosing one particular school's not going to make a discernible difference other than in terms of regional prospects?

Correct. Pick the school you like best.


So, Duke. :mrgreen:

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby im_blue » Thu Feb 25, 2010 10:44 pm

vanwinkle wrote:
barrinmb wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:What type of IP are you talking about and what are your qualifications?

Patent lit or prosecution. I'll have to see which one strikes my fancy more after I learn a bit more about their respective nuances. Mechanical engineering, so a pretty broad general knowledge base - materials, alternative energy, etc.

ME + T14 = win


Yeah, a 3.2 ME GPA from a "top 20 Southern private" (Duke, Vandy, Emory?) + any T14 = win. Your tech background matters a lot for IP jobs.

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby stratocophic » Tue Mar 30, 2010 2:18 am

kittenmittons wrote:Never G. Not GW, specialty rankings are retarded.

hth
TBF, I hadn't been shown the light of the T13 yet.
Bosque wrote:
Renzo wrote:
barrinmb wrote:
Renzo wrote:You have a tech background? Then see generally the USNWR.


So given the fact that UM, UVA, and Duke are all within a place or two of each other on a consistent basis, choosing one particular school's not going to make a discernible difference other than in terms of regional prospects?

Correct. Pick the school you like best.


So, Duke. :mrgreen:
Yup, if only your adcomms had liked me best too :cry:
im_blue wrote:
vanwinkle wrote:
barrinmb wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:What type of IP are you talking about and what are your qualifications?

Patent lit or prosecution. I'll have to see which one strikes my fancy more after I learn a bit more about their respective nuances. Mechanical engineering, so a pretty broad general knowledge base - materials, alternative energy, etc.

ME + T14 = win


Yeah, a 3.2 ME GPA from a "top 20 Southern private" (Duke, Vandy, Emory?) + any T14 = win. Your tech background matters a lot for IP jobs.
Vandy Engineering. Glad I stumbled onto the road to success, even if it was by accident. T14 probably won't be happening at this point, but maybe my undergrad will partially mitigate the damage done by the drop to Vandy or even WUSTL.

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Re: T14 Intellectual Property - Rank 'em

Postby jpSartre » Tue Mar 30, 2010 11:33 pm

Yale
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Stanford
Columbia
New York
Berkeley
Chicago
Pennsylvania
Michigan
Duke
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