Provide advice on inventions


Provide advice to inventors and manufacturers as to whether their inventions will be granted patents by researching if the invention is new, innovative and viable.

Alternative labels

providing advice on invention
supply advice on inventions
providing advice on inventions
offer advice on inventions
consult on inventions

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Provide advice on inventions is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Patent engineer: Patent engineers advise companies on different aspects of intellectual property law. They analyse inventions, and research their economic potential. They check if  patent rights have already been given out for an invention and ensure that these rights have not been affected or violated.

Optional skill

Provide advice on inventions is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

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.




  1. Provide advice on inventions – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022