During the dotcom boom, every attorney was trying to get into intellectual property. What's the market like now? We talk to recruiters and attorneys to find out how patent attorneys and IP litigators will fare on the job market.
In the past decade, intellectual property (IP) has experienced one of the greatest booms in the legal field—and don't expect a slow-down anytime soon. This area continues to offer plenty of opportunities for legal staff.
Probably the hottest practice group in all respects for the past several years has been intellectual property law. However, many attorneys have little idea (1) what intellectual property law is, (2) why intellectual property is so popular, and (3) the types of intellectual property attorneys that are most marketable. The purpose of this article is to answer these questions.