Sally Yoon is an IPilogue Writer and a 3L JD Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School. Kevin Keller is General Counsel at Super, a Series B startup with business verticals in travel, fintech and commerce. Before Super, Keller worked at many notable technological companies, such as Facebook, Microsoft, Instacart and Amazon. He is a first-generation […]
Should Formalized Training in Science or Engineering be a Prerequisite to the Practice of Patent Law?
In a recent blog post by Prof. Shamnad Basheer at Spicy IP, he discussed the issue of whether or not patent lawyers should be required to achieve a certain level of training in science/engineering before being admitted to the patent bar. In his discussion, he addressed the question of whether individual academic institutions should be […]