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Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Apr 17, 2010 11:21 pm

Any bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program?

It's starting next week. We are allowed to bid 32 firms, right?

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Sat Apr 17, 2010 11:22 pm

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby dreman510 » Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:09 pm

I would like to know as well.
Some firms have multiple offices going, right? If so, if you apply multiple offices from the same firm, does each one count against the 32?

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby weee » Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:15 pm

In for answers from someone who knows

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby Big Shrimpin » Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:26 pm

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby dreman510 » Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:29 pm

Big Shrimpin wrote:At least theres like two weeks for bidding. I've just created a spreadsheet with inputs: firm name, locations, whether they specifically hire from top law schools, and whether they tend to hire based upon advanced degrees. The output is a judgment call, based upon that information, whether a bid would be worth it--my attempt at de-subjectivizing the process.

Although I'm sure that despite having a reg#, my BME degree/lack of substantive experience/non-top-law-school will prevent me from getting any interviews, and all of this will be in vain.

Edit: Fml.

i know we have two weeks-is there any advantage to getting it in right away? they dont look at them until may 6 right?

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby MrKappus » Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:30 pm

Big Shrimpin wrote:At least theres like two weeks for bidding. I've just created a spreadsheet with inputs: firm name, locations, whether they specifically hire from top law schools, and whether they tend to hire based upon advanced degrees. The output is a judgment call, based upon that information, whether a bid would be worth it--my attempt at de-subjectivizing the process.

Although I'm sure that despite having a reg#, my BME degree/lack of substantive experience/non-top-law-school will prevent me from getting any interviews, and all of this will be in vain.

Edit: Fml.


As someone who spent 3 years consulting, transforming qualitative data into quantitative outputs, I have to say that spreadsheet sounds...interesting.

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Sun Apr 18, 2010 10:58 pm

dreman510 wrote:i know we have two weeks-is there any advantage to getting it in right away? they dont look at them until may 6 right?

there is no advantage

I've just created a spreadsheet with inputs: firm name, locations, whether they specifically hire from top law schools, and whether they tend to hire based upon advanced degrees

where did you get a list of this year's employers?

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby Big Shrimpin » Mon Apr 19, 2010 8:09 am

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby 270910 » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:25 am

Big Shrimpin wrote:The firm list is from last year--I'm not a misguided 1L noob and yes, I am aware that ITE less firms will probably go, but until they post a list of firms for this year (unless I missed it?), last year's list will have to do.


This year >>> last year from every OCI/OGI report I've heard, I wouldn't expect a dramatic decrease this year (constant or increase more likely). Unless IP law is on a slightly different cycle.

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby Big Shrimpin » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:34 am

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby wiseowl » Mon Apr 19, 2010 9:52 am

We get our Symplicity stuff today so you'll know the firm list by sunset, most likely.

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby dreman510 » Mon Apr 19, 2010 11:11 am

Edit: Never mind, just got the first email! 157 bidding options-wow thats a lot!

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby Big Shrimpin » Mon Apr 19, 2010 12:37 pm

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby wiseowl » Mon Apr 19, 2010 12:58 pm

My quick count was 85 unique employers.

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby rayiner » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:20 pm

wiseowl wrote:My quick count was 85 unique employers.


That's fewer than last year.

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby wiseowl » Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:26 pm

Yea there were 92 unique last year

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby laborday » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:06 pm

Anyone know how many employers are for 3Ls this year? (and for last year, just in case anyone knows?)

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby wiseowl » Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:22 pm

The email said there were 33 for 3Ls. I do not know how many of those were unique or how many there were last year.

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Mon Apr 19, 2010 4:36 pm

LOL I just bugged symplicity!

love how employers prefer that rising 2L's have 'law review experience'

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby Big Shrimpin » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:27 am

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby dood » Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:52 am

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby dreman510 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:02 am

dood wrote:You guys putting your 1L summer jobs (that have yet to start) on your resumes?

Yea, I put it on there

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby dreman510 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:03 am

Big Shrimpin wrote:Yeh--I won't know if I made LR until mid-June. lol. How does that work, "update" all 32 bids? Yeah right.

But seriously--does anybody think it would be a bad idea to write somewhere on the resume when LR decisions/grade release is for spring semester?

I dont understand how any 2L bidding now would know about LR? I guess they just emphasize that if accepted, they want you to participate in LR/journals?

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Re: Bidding strategy for loyola patent interview program

Postby 270910 » Tue Apr 20, 2010 11:44 am

Big Shrimpin wrote:Yeh--I won't know if I made LR until mid-June. lol. How does that work, "update" all 32 bids? Yeah right.

But seriously--does anybody think it would be a bad idea to write somewhere on the resume when LR decisions/grade release is for spring semester?


Bad idea - they know that 99%+ of 1Ls who will be on law review or journals are not yet.




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