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Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby bbalcrzy23 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:34 am

I want to see how IP is doing relative to the rest.

Undergraduate degree:
Work experience:
Law school (school or range or tier):
GPA Percentile:
Journal, Moot Court:
Summer Assoc Jobs in Law School:
Post Law School Job Offers:
Current Employment:
Current specialty (Patent prosecution, litigation, trademark, copyright):

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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 18, 2011 10:54 am

From last year's OCI...

Undergraduate degree: Biomedical Engineering
Work experience: lolno...just some random, non-applicable WE
Law school (school or range or tier): TT to GW transfer
GPA Percentile: 10-15% (at TT) median-40% (at GW)
Journal, Moot Court: LR (at TT) nada (at GW)
Summer Assoc Jobs in Law School: 1L judicial internship...2L SA at NYC biglaw doing patent lit...ended up with 4 OCI offers (2 in NY, 1 in DC, 1 in regional market)...OCI was a smashing success, and every other IP-xfer I know here has biglaw
Post Law School Job Offers: chyea!
Current Employment: nope (not until fall 2012, after the bar)
Current specialty (Patent prosecution, litigation, trademark, copyright): patent lit. registered to do pros, but probably won't ever do it (read: don't want to)
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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 18, 2011 11:38 am

from this year's OCI:

Undergraduate degree: Biology
Work experience: None, lots of legal internships though
Law school (school or range or tier): CCN
GPA Percentile: bottom 1/3-1/2
Journal, Moot Court: secondary, internal
Summer Assoc Jobs in Law School: 1L summer
Post Law School Job Offers: 8 offers, 7 of which are V firms.
Current Employment: chose a v10.
Current specialty (Patent prosecution, litigation, trademark, copyright): want patent lit.

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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 18, 2011 12:29 pm

Undergraduate degree: Political Science, bitches. I learned me CS on my own.
Work experience: Yes. Several startups. C-level/founder.
Law school (school or range or tier): T50
GPA Percentile: below median
Journal, Moot Court: none
Summer Assoc Jobs in Law School: 1L small firm, 2l V75
Post Law School Job Offers: we'll see
Current specialty (Patent prosecution, litigation, trademark, copyright): hired for IP
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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 18, 2011 1:47 pm

Undergraduate degree: BSEE
Work experience:~4 yrs (start-up and F50)
Law school (school or range or tier): T50
GPA Percentile: T50%
Journal, Moot Court: LR
Summer Assoc Jobs in Law School: Split 1L -- regulatory externship/in-house F500 internship doing IP
Post Law School Job Offers: NA
Current Employment: V100 next summer
Current specialty (Patent prosecution, litigation, trademark, copyright): Lit/pros/trans
Patent Bar: N
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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:12 pm

Undergraduate degree: Electrical Engineering
Work experience: MSEE, 4 years work
Law school (school or range or tier): T50
GPA Percentile: top 50%
Journal, Moot Court: no
Summer Assoc Jobs in Law School: 1L in-house; 2L at IP firm
Post Law School Job Offers: 2L firm; small patent prosecution firm at 3L OCI
Current Employment: will be working at the patent prosecution firm
Current specialty (Patent prosecution, litigation, trademark, copyright): patent prosecution

I've always been interested in patent prosecution, so I've avoided most of the "vault" firms at OCIs and focused on IP firms and small boutiques.

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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:25 pm

ITT: IPsecure

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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 18, 2011 2:50 pm

Undergraduate degree: molecular bio PhD
Work experience: just the PhD program
Law school (school or range or tier): lower T50
GPA Percentile: top 2%
Journal, Moot Court: LR
Summer Assoc Jobs in Law School: 1L patent boutique, 2L (next summer) split between two V50
Post Law School Job Offers: not yet
Current Employment:
Current specialty (Patent prosecution, litigation, trademark, copyright): patent lit/pros

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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby bbalcrzy23 » Tue Oct 18, 2011 7:44 pm

Thanks for all the replies thus far.

Something I forgot to ask: Have you taken the patent bar? If so, when?

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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:21 pm

Undergraduate degree: Chemical Engineering
Work experience: 3 years in engineering
Law school (school or range or tier): T15-20, currently a 2L
GPA Percentile: A little bit above median, but not much (I estimate top 40%-50%)
Journal, Moot Court: Secondary journal
Summer Assoc Jobs in Law School: 1L government work, 2 offers in the V50-V75 range
Post Law School Job Offers: still in school
Current Employment: still in school
Current specialty (Patent prosecution, litigation, trademark, copyright): I want to do IP lit, but open to patent prosecution as well

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Re: Intellectual Property Jobs

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 21, 2011 12:22 pm

double post




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