Recently, one of the leading in-house counsel publishers gave some advice to general counsels on how to conduct effective job interviews. This advice was given to those who are hiring new in-house counsel — i.e., interviewers.
Millions of Internet users post or read online blogs, and that number is slowly beginning to include in-house counsel.
In contrast to many other industry sectors, tech companies, especially those related with information technology show no signs of stopping or slowing down. The recent overwhelming response to Facebook’s IPO is an indicator, and the need of lawyers in such companies is amply proved by the multitude of litigations between tech giants. While every tech company requires lawyers in traditional roles, as required by other businesses, the principal focus is on internationalizations, Intellectual property law, drafting of terms of service, contracts, patent acquisition, patent filing, copyright protection, copyright litigation and others on top of compliance requirements of SEC and other bodies.