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If you consider a career in IP, there is a number of options to choose from. IP is the environment where legal advisors, advocates and patent attorneys share knowledge and experience to protect ideas. The distinctive character of this branch of law requires a unique combination of skills. Thus, striving for the very best for the clients, lawyers have to work closely together and frequently consult professionals in other fields to cover the full intellectual property spectrum.
If you are determined to make a career in IP and driven by curiosity to explore this branch of law, you can already start at a university. International Trademark Association (INTA) offers membership for students planning a career in IP with broad networking opportunities with IP professionals, interesting career development opportunities and access to useful resources.
For further details click here.
If you’ve already decided that the world of IP is where you would like to add value, you can choose to become either a legal advisor, an advocate or a patent attorney. While legal advisors and advocates choose to narrow down the scope of their interest to IP matters, patent attorneys are professionals qualified exactly in this field.
A patent attorney provides legal aid in industrial property cases on behalf of legal and natural bodies and organizational units representing them before the Patent Office, courts, etc. and protecting their interests.
A candidate for a patent attorneys should:
For more details see Act on patent Attorneys of 11 April 2001.
If, however you consider a career of a legal advisor or an advocate, click here.
Yet another step towards a perfect career in IP is to become a European patent attorney.
This requires extensive training in European patent law and successfully going through an examination for a European Patent Attorney (EQE) before the European Patent Office (EPO). A European Patent Attorney is entitled to represent applicants before the EPO.
For further details on the examination see this.
Preparation for the EQE is provided by a variety of national bodies, among others, by The Centre d’Etudes Internationales de la Propriété Intellectuelle (CEIPI) and the European Patent Institute (EPI).