Science Careers

From Graduate School to Patent Law

Author: Hriday Bhambhvani

Surely, no budding scientist imagines him/herself as ever working in the legal field. Interestingly, though, both graduate school and law school overlap in at least one regard. Defending one’s stance with appropriate data in a compelling manner is a skill that everyone, scientist or lawyer-to-be, is forced to pick up along the way. This skill’s utility makes scientists attractive prospects for careers in intellectual property law.