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    Hi,

    Basically, I'm going to be finishing my undergraduate physics degree in the near future, and have intentions of going into patent law. I have a few questions though, if anyone can answer:
    1) Would a senior state law degree really make me any better off than going straight to a firm to train straight away with them?
    2) Should I complete a masters in physics first (for anyone who knows about patent attorneys)?
    3) Can I apply to both Oxford and Cambridge?
    4) Would 2 years more degree work at either of these outweigh the costs due to benefits in the future?
    Cheers if anyone knows anything.
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    (Original post by edwardjg)
    Hi,

    Basically, I'm going to be finishing my undergraduate physics degree in the near future, and have intentions of going into patent law. I have a few questions though, if anyone can answer:
    1) Would a senior state law degree really make me any better off than going straight to a firm to train straight away with them?
    2) Should I complete a masters in physics first (for anyone who knows about patent attorneys)?
    3) Can I apply to both Oxford and Cambridge?
    4) Would 2 years more degree work at either of these outweigh the costs due to benefits in the future?
    Cheers if anyone knows anything.
    1) They just require you to study a science degree and then apply. They provide all the necessary training.
    2) Yes probably best. A lot of patent attorneys have masters minimum, and often a phd - though this isn't required.
    3) No. One or the other.
    4) I don't entirely understand this question.

    Hope those help, anything else just ask
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    How does the senior status law degree at Kent compare to the Birmingham, Southampton, Nottingham or Queen Mary Senior status degree. Got a place at Birmigham but having cold feet about leaving essex.
 
 
 
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