Science and Law

Science and law are tightly knit in human society. Scientists can be successful lawyers due to their critical thinking, strong ethics, and communication ability. An attorney with a science background gains trust and respect in the legal field due to adaptability to the environment. Although there are no prominent links between the two, scientists and lawyers share many traits. Both are apt in problem-solving, logical thinking, research, communication, presentation, and implementation of rules and regulations. Many law colleges in Pakistan provide academic services in different cities. Many law firms offer attractive packages to lawyers cum scientists. Scientists can specialize in following law fields.

Patent Attorney

patent attorney is an attorney who has the specialized qualifications necessary for representing clients in obtaining patents and acting in all matters and procedures relating to patent law and practice, such as filing patent applications and oppositions to granted patents.

Patent Agent

A patent agent is a licensed professional who assists and advises inventors with patents. Patent agents support in the preparation and filing of patent applications, revising rejected patents or writing claims of ownerships. IPO Pakistan issues license of patent agent after passing patent agent exam.

Intellectual Property Examiner

Intellectual property examiner is an employee at a patent office for review of patent applications. They have responsibility to suggest patentability after reviewing disclosure and prior art.

Technology Transfer Specialists

Technology transfer officers help translate new innovations coming from the lab into products that will improve people’s lives. They manage the intellectual property of the research and partner with outside companies to bring these new ideas to market.

Intellectual-property solicitors

IP lawyers help individuals and businesses properly register, protect, and manage their IP assets through various non-contentious (e.g. registering a right) and contentious (e.g. fighting an infringement) work. This is vital for ensuring owners of IP maximise the commercial value of their work.

Environmental lawyers   

An environmental lawyer works to represent clients in legal issues such as in clean technology, water law, climate change law and the management of land subject to native title and other public land. Other areas of focus include environmental rights, international environmental law, law of the sea and international resources law. Environmental lawyers also work in the areas of climate change, sustainability and renewable energies, a growing area of enterprise globally.

In-house counselors

Scientists find their career in biotech or engineering companies, universities, laboratories or agencies. after completing degree in law. In-house law counselors provide advices for legal issues in multiple business activities.

Registrations and Litigation

Lawyers with the science background can act in all fields including registrations and litigation.

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