How to Become an Information Broker

Information Broker Job Description

Information brokers research information on behalf of a business or other type of organization. They are commonly hired to research patents, copyright information or perform market research. Businesses and other organizations who are looking to copyright a name or patent a product will often hire an information broker to perform the necessary research as to whether or not the copyright or patent is available.



Information Broker Job Duties

  • Work with clients from various professions
  • Obtain details pertaining to the copyright or patent that the client is interested in
  • Research market surveys, business and government statistics, newspaper articles and any other type of relevant resources
  • Prepare reports and presentations based on the findings of research
  • Liaise with government agencies, legal professionals, patent agents and other relevant personnel
  • Inform client as to the availability of the copyright or patent


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