Lucia Bocková, after completing her studies at the Technical University in Košice in 1997, was employed as a patent expert in mechanical engineering in the Patents Department at the Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic (IPO SR). From 2010, she worked in the Office of the President and International Relations at the IPO SR where she was involved in the organisation of domestic and foreign meetings, seminars and various events. Since 2013 she has headed the Client Centre of the IPO SR. Her activities include the provision of information, commercial research and pre-diagnostics of industrial rights. She regularly lectures at seminars, schools and universities.