Categories
IP Law

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, …

Categories
Judiciary Exams

How to achieve peak performance in judiciary exams: developing your mindset, health and habits for consistency

Are you preparing to crack the judiciary exam? Do you aspire to become a judge?  Have you wondered why some people are able to study effectively for hours, weeks, months and years, retain the information and apply themselves, and therefore crack the country’s toughest competitive exams, sometimes in one-shot, while others struggle for years and …

Categories
IP Law

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 …

Categories
IP Law

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 …

Categories
IP Law

Land IP related remote US Jobs sitting in India: how talent arbitrage is changing the world

You can bag highly paid IP related US jobs on a work-from-home basis. Jobs that pay more than top Indian law firms, and there is almost no competition. Do you find that hard to believe? When I tell law students, lawyers, and other IP enthusiasts that it is possible to get IP-related roles abroad, from …

Categories
IP Law

Top 10 most in-demand skills for IP lawyers that will help you to build an international career

What kind of skills will you need to acquire in order to become a high-flying IP lawyer?  What skills will turn you into a hot commodity in the IP job market, not only in India but anywhere in the world? IP law is complex. It is not easy to find specialised lawyers who are really …

Categories
IP Law

3 kinds of clients with the most amount of IP work and the problems they are facing

The holy law of demand and supply, the greatest principle of capitalism, offers us the most critical insight to be happy and successful in life. It shows us where the greatest opportunities are hidden. Let me lay it down in simple words for you, without getting into technicalities. Best opportunities = unresolved problems of clients …

Categories
IP Law

Part 2: Massive global trends that are shaping IP law practice and creating unprecedented opportunities

If you have not yet the read the part 1 of this article, please read that first, and then continue here. As I explained in the first part, some very powerful forces are reshaping IP law practice globally. Unprecedented opportunities and market gaps are arising, which present Indian IP lawyers with tremendous opportunities. We have …

Categories
IP Law

What are the big global trends that are creating massive opportunities in IP law practice today?

Money. Fame. International exposure. Working with movie stars. Helping entrepreneurs to build powerful brands and scientists to make their dreams come true. Rock and roll. IP law probably fascinates a lot of you already, but I suspect you have no idea how it is changing and what kind of monumental opportunities are shaping up in …