Eline Van De Wiele
Eline Van De Wiele holds a BA in Japanese Studies, an MA in Translation Studies, and qualifications in teaching and physical science. She currently works as a freelance Japanese-English and Dutch-English technical translator, editor & proofreader from her tiny office overlooking the rooftops of Milan. Prior to going into freelancing, she spent over 7 years working in Japan, Belgium and the UK as a translator and teacher. In her last corporate position she worked as an in-house translator within the Intellectual Property Department of a Japanese research laboratory, thus giving her the opportunity to study both patents and physics.
An introduction to the legal framework, terminology and translation opportunities associated with patent rights
Every year around 700,000 new patent applications are filed. In part because patents are territorial rights and many new applications are filed in multiple...