In IP, A Lucky Few Land Trials
This story talks about how hard it is for a young lawyer to find a niche in patent law. The following is a quote by Professor Mark Lemley.
Gross is one of the lucky ones. While plenty of younger lawyers hunger for a shot at first chair, it's a tough assignment to get in the intellectual property realm, particularly in patent trials. The majority of patent disputes settle there are less than 100 patent trials per year in the United States, says Stanford law professor Mark Lemley and when they go to trial, the partners with a track record generally take the lead.