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Why IPR is an exciting career and emerging as a top choice

Many law students and young lawyers are fascinated by the idea of working in IP law.  Many of them enjoy reading copyright law or patent law concepts and come to imagine that they will like IP law as a career.  Unfortunately, practicing IP law is nothing like discussing what is copyrightable and what is an …

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Blockchain and arbitration?!!

Some of the exciting trends we will discuss in our Bootcamp that you don’t want to miss: 1. Blockchain applications regarding dispute resolution and how trustless systems will disrupt arbitration. 2. Exciting startups around dispute resolution around the world and how you can remotely work for them. 3. How ODR is going to take over …

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How many of you want your 2021 to be better than your 2020

How many of you have made new year resolutions? I love making new year’s resolutions. They work great for me. Here is how to make them work. If you don’t have a resolution yet, make one. 1st January is not the only day to start a great habit or practice. Today or tomorrow is as …

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How does corporate law as a career compare with litigation

In addition to deciding which area of law to pursue, this is another question that constantly puzzles law students.  Many people are confused between these two areas because of what they hear from their seniors and also because of different television shows or movies. Both seem appealing because, on one hand, there seem to be …

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What can I do as a law graduate struggling to find a job

This is the number one question plaguing fresh law graduates and this isn’t surprising. Just look around and check how many of your batchmates actually found a job after their graduation. Check how many from among those who got the jobs were earning at least Rs. 25000. The figures are likely to be discouragingly low. …

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5 business development skills that will help paralegals to find the best paying work in any legal market

If you understand talent arbitrage and purchasing power parity, you would know that a lot of money can be made by doing remote paralegal work. See this video on how you can make money as a paralegal and on which platforms you can use to find work. You could be a specialized IP paralegal, and …

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This decade has just 1 more month left

2020 has 1 more month left. The last month of the last year of the decade. What will you do with this 1 month? Can this be the launchpad for an amazing decade for you? 1 month is enough to turn your life around, if you put in the 10x efforts needed. Let me tell …

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Why IP paralegal jobs are your gateway to an international IP career

Paralegal? That’s beneath my standards! I am studying law so I can be a hotshot lawyer, not a paralegal! It’s just clerical work, eh! I understand if you don’t  fancy yourself being a paralegal. You want to work abroad and be like Harvey Specter from suits, not as a paper pusher in a remote job, …

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Self-assessment: are you ready for a career in IP law?

Reading sections and case laws will not make you ready for a career in IP law. However, here are 30 skills that came on top of the list when we interviewed around 100 IP lawyers from India, asking them what are the tasks that are high margin and appear frequently on their desks.  If you …

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Why has intellectual property law emerged as a top career choice in 2020?

Many law students and young lawyers are fascinated by the idea of working in IP law.  Many of them enjoy reading copyright law or patent law concepts and come to imagine that they will like IP law as a career.  Unfortunately, practicing IP law is nothing like discussing what is copyrightable and what is an …