Intellectual Property Management and Innovation Consultant
University of Edinburgh
Elizabeth V is an intellectual property management innovation consultant, "It means that I advise businesses, predominantly software companies... on how they should manage their intellectual property; patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets". She came to the UK as an exchange student from the USA and enjoyed it so much she has stayed for 17 years. Despite being diagnosed with MS, she has had a varied career, including a stint as a question setter and verifier for University Challenge!
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DescriptionJob holders in this unit group perform a variety of other professional legal occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 241: Legal Professionals.
QualificationsEntry to training usually requires a qualifying law degree or postgraduate diploma. Entrants then undertake a further year of academic training and then complete up to four years of assessed supervised experience in legal practice. Entrants may also require up to five years post qualifying experience in legal practice.
- Co-ordinates the activities of magistrates courts and advises magistrates on law and legal procedure;
- Provides legal advice to individuals within Citizens Advice, Law Centres and other such establishments;
- Drafts and negotiates contracts on behalf of employers;
- Advises employers, local and national government and other organisations on aspects of law and legislative implications of decisions made;
- Represents public and private organisations in court as necessary.