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3L with IP background looking for a job

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:13 pm

my tech background is supposly in demand, but here I am seeking advice. yes, my law school grade sucked.

please go easy on the flaming.

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Re: 3L with IP background looking for a job

Postby Morgan12Oak » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:14 pm

???? where'd you go to school

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Re: 3L with IP background looking for a job

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:15 pm

Morgan12Oak wrote:???? where'd you go to school


mid-west top 50ish

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Re: 3L with IP background looking for a job

Postby Morgan12Oak » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:20 pm

Not an expert on IP, but my advice is mass-mail the hell out of any secondary market near your school or you have ties to, especially ones that have IP departments in your area.

Mass-mail before any sort of 3L or 2L OGI recruiting begins, because by then you're going to get lost in the stacks.

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Re: 3L with IP background looking for a job

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:26 pm

Morgan12Oak wrote:Not an expert on IP, but my advice is mass-mail the hell out of any secondary market near your school or you have ties to, especially ones that have IP departments in your area.

Mass-mail before any sort of 3L or 2L OGI recruiting begins, because by then you're going to get lost in the stacks.


I am thinking between July 1 ~~ Agust 1? or even earlier?

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Re: 3L with IP background looking for a job

Postby Morgan12Oak » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:32 pm

I'll be a 2L undergoing OCI in mid-August. I was told to mass-mail firms that aren't coming to OCI around mid-July.

I would probably aim for closer to July 1st. Someone else can correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't see any downside to doing it July 1st and getting a head start. I guess there's the off-chance that firms haven't begun addressing their needs yet so it might be too early, but I think that's unlikely.

Spend a LOT of time the next few weeks on preparing the materials. You're going to need (1) targeted cover letters and (2) a massive number of firms you are mass mailing. Don't slack on it.

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Re: 3L with IP background looking for a job

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 14, 2011 3:36 pm

Morgan12Oak wrote:I'll be a 2L undergoing OCI in mid-August. I was told to mass-mail firms that aren't coming to OCI around mid-July.

I would probably aim for closer to July 1st. Someone else can correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't see any downside to doing it July 1st and getting a head start. I guess there's the off-chance that firms haven't begun addressing their needs yet so it might be too early, but I think that's unlikely.

Spend a LOT of time the next few weeks on preparing the materials. You're going to need (1) targeted cover letters and (2) a massive number of firms you are mass mailing. Don't slack on it.


my cover letter is "targeted" to IP in general, but I guess you are saying target it to specific firms on top of that correct?




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