Career in patent law

Written by Helen Yu-Chan Chiang Patent Law is a branch of law that grants the inventor an exclusive right to use and profit from his/her invention, thereby granting the inventor a monopoly over the invention with the exchange for a full disclosure of his/her invention to the public. This exchange acts as an incentive for [...]

By |2019-08-25T22:26:53-04:00March 25th, 2013|Potential Careers|0 Comments

Highlight on Government Careers: Patent Examiner

Written by Helen Chiang Innovation drives the advancement of scientific knowledge. Innovative ideas, although as priceless as they may seem, can be assigned a price and become a property of the innovator. This is called intellectual property, and it has been legally recognized by governments dating back to the 1600’s. Over the past few decades, [...]

By |2019-08-25T22:27:59-04:00January 12th, 2012|Potential Careers|0 Comments

Alternative Careers for Scientists: Market Analyst

Written by Anastassia Mikhailova Tired of bench work? Thinking of where you can take your graduate degree? Thankfully today, academia and medicine are not the only options for young scientists like you. Scientists are increasingly diverting from traditional careers paths to pursue new and exciting opportunities ranging from business development to law where problem solving [...]

By |2019-08-25T22:28:18-04:00November 30th, 2011|Potential Careers|0 Comments