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Intellectual Property Pack

The Intellectual Property Pack, or IPP, will ensure you get into a high-paying career in Intellectual Property (IP) where you will leverage your research, analysis, and communication skills to help stakeholders in different sectors protect and capitalize on their innovations. The IPP program leader and board members are PhDs currently working in the IP industry, and they will teach you about the IP field, how to communicate your relevant experience throughout all steps of the hiring process, and how to find the right IP career for you—no matter your background. This is the only program designed specifically for PhDs by other PhDs currently working in top IP roles.

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Success Stories

Patricia Silva, PhD

Patricia Silva, PhD

Senior Consultant
Monmouth Partners Ltd.

A year before completing my PhD, I got a head start on my industry transition process and joined Cheeky Scientist.  I'm a senior consultant in healthcare analytics at Monmouth Partners, Ltd. I had the education and talent, but CS made it all possible by showing me how to apply it to industry.

Perrine Friedel, PhD

Perrine Friedel, PhD

Scientific Support Specialist
Polyplus-Transfection S.A.

I recommend Cheeky Scientist to all PhDs because Cheeky Scientist's programs helped me develop my job search strategy and learn the transferable skills I needed to get hired. Now, I'm in a top position as a Scientific Support Specialist, working with a great industry team.

Ralph Hazlewood, PhD

Ralph Hazlewood, PhD

Associate Manager
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

CSA taught me that in industry, it's all about moving a project forward. It's about showing employers you can succeed. You really have to change your mindset in a job search. Don't take for granted all the experience you have!

Sarah Rodrigues, PhD

Sarah Rodrigues, PhD

Customer Consultant / Research Solutions
Elsevier

When I joined Cheeky, I started to think about where I wanted to go and what I wanted to do. I was able to work backwards and form a strategy - I wasn't a victim anymore. Your PI is not responsible for your success... You are.

Klodjan Stafa, PhD

Klodjan Stafa, PhD

Research Scientist
Estée Lauder

I'm very, very happy with my overall experience with the Cheeky Scientist Association. For me, joining the Association was the perfect timing when I was trying to get into industry. It was the perfect place at the perfect time to start learning how to effectively transition into the private sector.

Julia Isacescu, PhD

Julia Isacescu, PhD

Medical Writer
Own Company

There were a lot of layers I need it to really work through, the structure of the program addresses those things. You're really not alone, there was a lot of support in the network. There was a ridiculously amount of content that's just so rich, it's been an enriching experienced honestly. I learned a lot and I know I still have a lot to learn but I'm doing well.

Danka Kozareva, PhD

Danka Kozareva, PhD

Technician/Scientist
Transpharmation Ireland

I started following Cheeky Scientist on Facebook and was receiving a lot of really useful information like the CV Guide, the Transferable Skills Guide. One of the people on the team was very responsive to my emails, very interested in my personal situation, and she then sent me the Industry Guide, which was extremely helpful. I had no idea what positions were out there or where to start.

Georg Bischof, PhD

Georg Bischof, PhD

MSL
ConsignMed for Averitas

The MSLA has been fundamental for my success. I say that because it really, really works. It's a 24/7 program. Every time I have a problem I write a private message and I get a prompt, very good response. It's not something generic, but a very hands-on approach. What people oftentimes don't see is how much support we give each other in down times. I had all these cheerleaders in the MSLA that really helped me get through those darker times.

Shantanu Pal, PhD

Shantanu Pal, PhD

Optics Engineer
SigTuple

In India when there are job openings, sometimes there will be thousands of applications, so to get noticed among this many applications, I had to do something different that other people were not doing. After I joined the Association I learned a lot, right now I'm getting a lot of responses. After joining the Association the way I'm conducting the job search process is completely different.

Yoanne Clovis, PhD

Yoanne Clovis, PhD

COVID-19 Environment Testing Marketing Lead
EnviralTech

I had a hard time accepting the fact that I had to network, and that my PhD and resume were not enough to find a job. Before I joined the Cheeky Scientist Association I definitely was lost. I had sent many resumes with no response whatsoever, and I didn't know where to go. I was just lost. For me, the "aha moment" came on Day 1. I was invited to the private group, and I think after an hour I had already gotten my money's worth.

Elisa Maria Guimarães-Souza, PhD

Elisa Maria Guimarães-Souza, PhD

Medical Science Liaison
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

I joined Cheeky Scientist because I was struggling to find fulfillment in academia. I knew she needed to improve my networking skills to transition into industry, but had no idea where to start. CSA, showed me the way. I'm now a medical science liaison.

Yuri Klyachkin, PhD

Yuri Klyachkin, PhD

Medical Science Liaison
Amgen

Thanks to Cheeky Scientist, I went from being unemployed to one of the highest paying positions in industry. Before Cheeky Scientist, I did two post-docs and ended up unemployed. I received many rejections throughout my industry job search. Now, I'm a Senior Medical Science Liaison manager at Amgen. Thank you Cheeky Scientist for helping me escape the scarcity mentality of academia, learn the power of networking, and leverage my PhD to get my dream job for me and my family.

Dignesh Shah, PhD

Dignesh Shah, PhD

Associate Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Perspectum Ltd.

Maximize the benefits of CSA's resources, build and trust your strategy/road map for a transition, continue to learn from rejections, and always be ready for the interview!

Rebecca Sweet, PhD

Rebecca Sweet, PhD

Recruitment Officer
Emeritus Research

I knew that I needed to have aa well-developed strategy in order to be successful. When I joined the Association, I was very far off from a real job search. But having access to CSA's network was huge.

Yuri Klyachkin, PhD

Yuri Klyachkin, PhD

Medical Science Liaison
Celegene

I got an offer about two weeks ago and I’m transitioning to a Medical Science Liaison role. It was a good break for me, but I couldn't have done it without Cheeky Science Association and all the guidance and the blueprint they provided for me.

About The Intellectual Property Pack

As soon as you become an IPP member, you get access to the IPP training dashboard, which includes 4 training modules with 40+ training videos, and 9 advanced training workbooks. You also get access to monthly members-only webinars about relevant topics in IP. Finally, you get lifetime access to a private job referral network of IP Professionals and IP hiring managers, and guaranteed feedback from these IP professionals 24/7 on any job search-related question so you can get hired into your target IP profession.

Here’s the Targeted Training You’ll Receive from the Intellectual Property Pack

Module #1 – Introduction To Intellectual Property

You know you want to become an IP professional. To make this transition, you’ll need to understand how IP works. This module covers…

  • What IP is. This module defines IP and inventors’ rights. You’ll discover how IP compares with material property and why there is an increasing demand for PhDs to enter the IP industry.
  • Types of IP. You’ll learn about the four different types of IP and the kinds of products each can protect. This module also outlines the processes involved in obtaining and legally protecting IP.
  • Patents And Patent Law. In this module, you’ll delve into the world of patents – the form of IP that covers technical inventions. You’ll learn the requirements that a new product must meet to secure a patent, the steps involved in the patent application process, how patent infringement is defined, and more.
  • IP In The Global Domain. Special mechanisms exist for navigating the international variation in IP law to protect IP in the global public domain. You’ll find out about some of the main institutions that govern international IP law to promote innovation.

Module #2 – Career Options In Intellectual Property

You want to learn about the IP industry and the various professional roles available for PhDs within it. This module covers…

  • The IP Industry. This module provides an overview of IP industry professions. You’ll learn the day-to-day tasks that individuals in these positions are expected to perform and how they impact the operations of different organizations.
  • IP Roles For PhDs. The technical expertise and synthesis skills that PhDs possess lend themselves to several upper-level IP positions. This module details these positions, distinguishing those that require legal accreditation and training beyond the PhD from those that do not.
  • Professional Lifestyle And Earning Potential. This module tabulates various aspects of PhD-level IP roles including educational requirements and authorized job duties. It also depicts the median salary individuals in these positions can expect to earn.
  • Legal Accreditation. PhDs wanting to progress to the top level of the IP industry will need to acquire legal credentials. This module explains how PhDs can obtain these credentials to qualify for work as patent agents or patent lawyers.

Module #3 – The Job Search Process

To obtain your dream IP position, you’ll need to demonstrate your knowledge of the IP industry and how your PhD experience brings value to it. This module covers….

  • IP Job Search. To transition into a PhD-level IP position from academia, you will need to explain how your experience translates to the three pillars of IP: innovation, law, and business. This module provides instructions to guide you in this effort as you progress through each stage of an IP job search.
  • Key Professional Skills. IP professionals conduct research, manage time and projects, communicate with stakeholders, and more. This module outlines the skills needed to complete these tasks and how you already have these skills as a PhD.
  • IP Experience. While not essential for a transition into IP, PhDs and postdocs can volunteer, take courses, conduct side projects, and do internships to gain IP experience. This module explains where to look for these opportunities, which will boost your applications and enable you to try out IP while still in academia.
  • IP Hiring Process. Individual law firms, companies, university technology transfer departments, and other organizations that hire IP professionals may use different processes to screen candidates. You’ll learn what employers may ask during your interviews and how they will evaluate your responses.

Module #4 – Career Progression

PhDs in the IP industry have many horizontal and vertical career moves they can pursue to continue their professional growth. This module covers…

  • 30-60-90 Day Plans. This module explains what you should do during your first 30, 60, and 90 days in an IP role to get on track for a productive and rewarding career.
  • IP Career Progression In Law Firms And Universities. You’ll learn what the career ladder looks like within these organizations and what you will need to do to climb it.
  • Opportunities In IP Across Sectors. IP professionals can find employment in several sectors including consultancy, private companies, the government, and nonprofits. This module outlines the options available across sectors and what they may involve.
  • IP-Related Careers. IP expertise is valuable in many other industries. This module describes the most popular IP-related careers for PhDs and how IP experience is transferable to them.

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The #1 Intellectual Property Training Program For PhDs

This program will ensure you get into a high-paying IP position that will allow you to actively help stakeholders across different sectors to carry out claims for their creations and ensure they can protects them over time.

The IPP program leader and board members are PhDs currently working in the IP industry, and they will teach you about the IP field, how to communicate your relevant experience throughout all steps of the hiring process, and how to find the right IP position for you—no matter your background. This is the only program designed specifically for PhDs by other PhDs currently working in top IP roles.

Success Stories

Patricia Silva, PhD

Patricia Silva, PhD

Senior Consultant
Monmouth Partners Ltd.

A year before completing my PhD, I got a head start on my industry transition process and joined Cheeky Scientist.  I'm a senior consultant in healthcare analytics at Monmouth Partners, Ltd. I had the education and talent, but CS made it all possible by showing me how to apply it to industry.

Perrine Friedel, PhD

Perrine Friedel, PhD

Scientific Support Specialist
Polyplus-Transfection S.A.

I recommend Cheeky Scientist to all PhDs because Cheeky Scientist's programs helped me develop my job search strategy and learn the transferable skills I needed to get hired. Now, I'm in a top position as a Scientific Support Specialist, working with a great industry team.

Ralph Hazlewood, PhD

Ralph Hazlewood, PhD

Associate Manager
Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

CSA taught me that in industry, it's all about moving a project forward. It's about showing employers you can succeed. You really have to change your mindset in a job search. Don't take for granted all the experience you have!

Sarah Rodrigues, PhD

Sarah Rodrigues, PhD

Customer Consultant / Research Solutions
Elsevier

When I joined Cheeky, I started to think about where I wanted to go and what I wanted to do. I was able to work backwards and form a strategy - I wasn't a victim anymore. Your PI is not responsible for your success... You are.

Klodjan Stafa, PhD

Klodjan Stafa, PhD

Research Scientist
Estée Lauder

I'm very, very happy with my overall experience with the Cheeky Scientist Association. For me, joining the Association was the perfect timing when I was trying to get into industry. It was the perfect place at the perfect time to start learning how to effectively transition into the private sector.

Julia Isacescu, PhD

Julia Isacescu, PhD

Medical Writer
Own Company

There were a lot of layers I need it to really work through, the structure of the program addresses those things. You're really not alone, there was a lot of support in the network. There was a ridiculously amount of content that's just so rich, it's been an enriching experienced honestly. I learned a lot and I know I still have a lot to learn but I'm doing well.

Danka Kozareva, PhD

Danka Kozareva, PhD

Technician/Scientist
Transpharmation Ireland

I started following Cheeky Scientist on Facebook and was receiving a lot of really useful information like the CV Guide, the Transferable Skills Guide. One of the people on the team was very responsive to my emails, very interested in my personal situation, and she then sent me the Industry Guide, which was extremely helpful. I had no idea what positions were out there or where to start.

Georg Bischof, PhD

Georg Bischof, PhD

MSL
ConsignMed for Averitas

The MSLA has been fundamental for my success. I say that because it really, really works. It's a 24/7 program. Every time I have a problem I write a private message and I get a prompt, very good response. It's not something generic, but a very hands-on approach. What people oftentimes don't see is how much support we give each other in down times. I had all these cheerleaders in the MSLA that really helped me get through those darker times.

Shantanu Pal, PhD

Shantanu Pal, PhD

Optics Engineer
SigTuple

In India when there are job openings, sometimes there will be thousands of applications, so to get noticed among this many applications, I had to do something different that other people were not doing. After I joined the Association I learned a lot, right now I'm getting a lot of responses. After joining the Association the way I'm conducting the job search process is completely different.

Yoanne Clovis, PhD

Yoanne Clovis, PhD

COVID-19 Environment Testing Marketing Lead
EnviralTech

I had a hard time accepting the fact that I had to network, and that my PhD and resume were not enough to find a job. Before I joined the Cheeky Scientist Association I definitely was lost. I had sent many resumes with no response whatsoever, and I didn't know where to go. I was just lost. For me, the "aha moment" came on Day 1. I was invited to the private group, and I think after an hour I had already gotten my money's worth.

Elisa Maria Guimarães-Souza, PhD

Elisa Maria Guimarães-Souza, PhD

Medical Science Liaison
The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson

I joined Cheeky Scientist because I was struggling to find fulfillment in academia. I knew she needed to improve my networking skills to transition into industry, but had no idea where to start. CSA, showed me the way. I'm now a medical science liaison.

Yuri Klyachkin, PhD

Yuri Klyachkin, PhD

Medical Science Liaison
Amgen

Thanks to Cheeky Scientist, I went from being unemployed to one of the highest paying positions in industry. Before Cheeky Scientist, I did two post-docs and ended up unemployed. I received many rejections throughout my industry job search. Now, I'm a Senior Medical Science Liaison manager at Amgen. Thank you Cheeky Scientist for helping me escape the scarcity mentality of academia, learn the power of networking, and leverage my PhD to get my dream job for me and my family.

Dignesh Shah, PhD

Dignesh Shah, PhD

Associate Regulatory Affairs Specialist
Perspectum Ltd.

Maximize the benefits of CSA's resources, build and trust your strategy/road map for a transition, continue to learn from rejections, and always be ready for the interview!

Rebecca Sweet, PhD

Rebecca Sweet, PhD

Recruitment Officer
Emeritus Research

I knew that I needed to have aa well-developed strategy in order to be successful. When I joined the Association, I was very far off from a real job search. But having access to CSA's network was huge.

Yuri Klyachkin, PhD

Yuri Klyachkin, PhD

Medical Science Liaison
Celegene

I got an offer about two weeks ago and I’m transitioning to a Medical Science Liaison role. It was a good break for me, but I couldn't have done it without Cheeky Science Association and all the guidance and the blueprint they provided for me.

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5.6% projected annual growth of employment opportunities in the IP sector (Insight Into Diversity)
$112,000 average annual salary for a patent analyst in the U.S (Glassdoor)
15,000,000 number of patents currently in force worldwide (World Intellectual Property Organization)
600,000 number of patent applications across the globe currently waiting to be examined (United States Patent And Trademark Office)
12% expected annual growth of the global market value of the IP industry (Transparency Market Research)
$86,000 average annual salary for a tech transfer officer in the U.S (Glassdoor)

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