Biglaw IP/Patent Lit in North Carolina?

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Biglaw IP/Patent Lit in North Carolina?

Postby gotmilk? » Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:40 pm

Does it exist? Is there solid non-Biglaw patent lit in North Carolina?

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Re: Biglaw IP/Patent Lit in North Carolina?

Postby Big Shrimpin » Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:54 pm

Check NALP dood. I know Alston has a legit IP group there, and I imagine other shops have satellite offices with similar groups.


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Re: Biglaw IP/Patent Lit in North Carolina?

Postby Agent » Sat Dec 17, 2011 2:34 pm

Here are some other (sort of outdated) links that might help you get started.

Avery Index NC IP Firms (by city)

L&C List of IP Firms (NC is between MT and NV)

Chambers NC IP Results (particularly unhelpful?)

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Re: Biglaw IP/Patent Lit in North Carolina?

Postby Julio_El_Chavo » Sat Dec 17, 2011 4:19 pm

Raleigh is known for it's biotech industry.

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Re: Biglaw IP/Patent Lit in North Carolina?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Dec 18, 2011 3:14 pm

I am a NC native at a T10 with what would pretty widely be considered a "patent-perfect" resume and I was shut out completely. I know others that were as well with even better qualifications.

I noticed that:
-there was a pretty large advantage for UNC. huge network.
-it seems like there might be opportunities years down the road once you get trained elsewhere. firms doing patent lit in NC are hiring single digits if any at all straight out of school.

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