intellectual property consultant


Intellectual property consultants provide advice on the usage of intellectual property assests such as patents, copyrights, and trademarks. They help clients to value, in monetary terms, intellectual property portfolios, to follow adequate legal procedures for protecting of such property, and to perform patent brokerage activities.

Alternative label

  • patent specialist

  • intellectual property expert

  • patent consultant

  • IP broker

  • intellectual properties consultant

  • patent agent

  • IP specialist

  • IP expert

  • information broker

  • IP consultant

  • intellectual property specialist

  • intellectual property adviser

  • intellectual property broker

  • patent broker

  • IP adviser

  • patent adviser

  • patent expert

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

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