How To Help Young IP Attys Shine In Court

By Ryan Davis (June 29, 2016, 4:30 PM EDT) -- A chorus of heartfelt pleas from judges calling for young attorneys to argue more often in the courtroom, particularly in patent cases, is helping create opportunities for junior lawyers to get needed experience, experts say. Here, attorneys share tips for assuaging client concerns about giving rookie IP litigators a bigger role and getting them ready for their first argument.

Over the last few years, several federal judges have issued orders offering incentives to litigants if they have younger attorneys argue motions in court, such as allotting more time for the hearing. Many judges have noted that in lucrative patent cases, just...

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