In article <lbernstein.116.000C3894 at isisph.com>, lbernstein at isisph.com
(Laurel Bernstein) wrote:
> In article <3gi8c4$d5m at darkstar.UCSC.EDU> quinones at orchid.UCSC.EDU(Cathy Quinones) writes:
> >From: quinones at orchid.UCSC.EDU (Cathy Quinones)
> >Subject: Technical writing anyone???
> >Date: 30 Jan 1995 08:35:16 GMT
>> >I am hoping to pursue a career in technical writing when I finish grad
> >school and am wondering if any readers would be interested in sharing their
> >experiences in this field. I hope to be able to use my background in
> >biology, of course, but I'm pretty flexible.
> This is not directly responsive since I am a patent agent, not a technical
> writer, but you (and others) might investigate that as a career if you
> already. Both careers require excellent communications skills and a strong
> scientific background. I work at a biotech company so my molecular biology
> background is well-used. I made the switch from research 4 yrs ago and
> Laurel Bernstein -- lbernstein at isisph.com> These are my opinions, not my employer's
You have stirred my curiosity, and rather than guess/assume, I thought I'd
ask: What does a patent agent do?? I'm always looking for other
possibilities/ways to use my expertise, and that's a new one. Thx.
sl_grumbein at pnl.gov