Abstract: Materials science professionals have many career opportunities in patent law. These career opportunities can include becoming patent attorneys, patent agents, patent examiners, expert witnesses, inventors and patent owners. Material science professionals who enter these professions can work in law firms, consulting firms, private industry, government, and academia. This presentation will discuss the role of the various branches of government in applying patent law and how materials science professionals within these professions can interact with those branches of government.
Author: T. Joseph
Keywords: Patents, Intellectual Property, Careers, Professional Development