We Need A New Approach To Mentoring IP Counsel

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 1:47 PM EST) -- Mentoring of individuals new to a profession has long been recognized as a very useful adjunct to formal education and training, and, in the legal profession, has been emphasized by the American Bar Association in its April 2010 Presidential Initiative Commission on Diversity report (titled "Diversity in the Legal Profession: The Next Steps") as an important tool for the retention and inclusion of underrepresented minorities in the legal profession. For those pursuing a career in the specialized field of intellectual property (IP) law, and particularly for...
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