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What might be the consideration when your client wants to change entity status from undisclosed to a small entity?

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I’m an agent considering law school. I would only do it if I can make it work part time. My firm is willing to let me go reduced hours during law school. For anyone who has been through this, what bil… more

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How does your firm calculate origination for prosecution work? From some brief discussions with colleagues, it seems that the amount can vary wildly. I am interested to see what others think is a re… more

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Anyone have insight on Husch patent pros group? Is it hard to hit billables? Pay for class of 2017? Thank you!

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Any patent prosecutor transitioned to patent litigator? Do you enjoy it or regret it?

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Which technology field, do you think, is the hottest one for patent prosecution now? Which one would be the hottest in the next 10 years?

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Anyone else super concerned about AI and what the profession is going to look like in 5-10 years or even less. Interested to see what folks think and whether anyone thinks AI is going to drive down th… more

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I feel like I'm going crazy. I switched from a very good patent pros firm to a good litigation firm that only does pros as a loss leader. When I got here I noticed things on the pros side were a… more

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Hi all, what’s a reasonable deal for a non-equity partner with a 5 million dollar book and an 80% realization?

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Thoughts on Wolf Greenfield?

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Is there a general source for market salary at big law or boutiques for patent agents. Jumping ship from a boutique and considering big law. Interested to know the salary ranges.

Morgan Lewis in this … more

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Registered patent attorney who recently ramped back on after family. Hired by a large firm as a patent agent to learn the ropes with a lower billable hour load w/ understanding I’d move to associate r… more

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Canadian with 20 years experience which includes US And PCT prosecution would like to work remote from Canada for a US firm, or get sponsored Visa (which is not likely). Thoughts?

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Currently thinking of jumping ship to Greenberg. Bio pros. Any thoughts?

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Anyone have experience with being Patent Attorney (Law Clerk) at the USPTO?
I’m a registered patent attorney but am currently doing general lit/transaction work currently. I had done US IP counseling w… more

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How frequently do you certify references under 37 CFR 1.97(e)(2) (not cited in foreign OA or known to anyone with duty to disclose after making reasonable inquiry >3 months) vs. paying the fee to … more

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What’s considered a good law firm compensation these days? Is 25% of billing rate in the form of base salary and 5% in the form of bonus good? The firm matches 3% on 401k. Example, $400 an hour as 4th… more

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Is anyone aware of how MPEP rule for IDSes would apply if we’ve cited references derived from an 892 (rather than a 1449) in a parent app on an IDS in the CON app but not submitted a copy as one exist… more

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Any idea what a patent counsel salary range is for in-house, 5 years experience?

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Any insight into mid-level/senior associate pay at Banner & Witcoff?

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What’s the going rate these days for OA responses and new applications? Let’s assume software/EE/mechanical.

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What are the best practices for dealing with in-house counsel who regularly requests time-consuming revisions to applications that add little to no value?

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What is your average billable hours each month?

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Anyone know what Perkins Coie is like? What's the billable?

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Curious who among us takes pride in writing a good spec on the first draft? Or have fixed fee schedules obliterated your pride of authorship?

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Since last summer, give or take, I've been struggling to maintain a tolerable WLB. Part of it is that I relocated and I feel like the family is still trying to get adjusted and unpacked, but other… more

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What kinds of things should a prosecution associate do early on to put themselves on the partner track?

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I understand that (some) tech firms are feeling the brunt of a (potentially) looming recession. In your view, is the legal tech work impacted more m&a related, or is it more directly related to pa… more

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When you're at Sterne Kessler and see Suzanne from HR is also in this group. Toxic firm.

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I've been at two IP firms and I can't believe the toxicity at the first firm. Old people need to retire.

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Are patent agent hour requirements generally the same as an associate?

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Did you pursue this line of work because it interested you, or because you were influenced/pressured by someone? I know this is a weird career for someone to pressure someone into, but I promise you s… more

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Does anyone know what is the average annual salary of a trainee Patent or Trademark Attorney in the United Kingdom?

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What would you do if you were in the process of hiring someone but found out they lied about some things on their resume? Would you simply rescind the offer? Or would you talk to them straight on abou… more

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Anyone have some clever career options for a Patent Attorney with e.e./m.e degrees who is sick of being a lawyer?

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Can anyone speak to the culture at Marshall Gerstein?

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Failed the patent bar for a third time. Never in my life have I felt as dumb as I do when I take that test. I keep scoring 63%- I hate having to take the test again more than anything else in the worl… more

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Advice on choosing between Patent Pros/Litigation? Finishing law school and undecided about whether to go patent pros or litigation route. After some general research, the common theme seems to be tha… more

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