+ 0 Votes So you want to be a patent troll - maybe. seanferd 2 years ago Of course, everyone says they buy or create patents for defensive purposes, but they mostly just end up using them to stifle innovation and make money off other companies.Jobs? Become a patent attorney or litigator. But you aren't going to find much in the way of actual IT jobs with respect to patents. The companies will just patent vague ideas or code you come up with.