Job Title:Administrative Patent Judge
Department:Department Of Commerce
Agency:Patent and Trademark Office
Job Announcement Number:PTAB-2014-0043
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|$135,842.00 to $167,000.00 / Per Year|
|Wednesday, June 4, 2014 to Thursday, July 31, 2014|
SERIES & GRADE:
|Permanent - Full Time|
|many vacancies in the following location:|
Detroit, MI View Map
WHO MAY APPLY:
|Applications will be accepted from all United States Citizens and Nationals. This is a Non-bargaining position. More than one position may be filled.|
|Public Trust - Background Investigation|
Come work for the #1 Best Place to Work ™ in the Federal Government! The USPTO has been serving the economic interests of America for more than 200 years. We are responsible for granting US intellectual property rights for patents and trademarks. Our efforts have provided inventors exclusive rights over their discoveries. It is an effort that continues to contribute to a strong global economy, to encourage investment in innovation and to cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit for the 21st century. The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 12,000 employees, including engineers, scientists, attorneys, analysts, IT specialists, etc. all dedicated to accomplishing the USPTO's mission, vision, strategic goals and guiding principles. For more information about the USPTO, please visit our websites at www.uspto.gov/careers
The USPTO boosts America’s economy one invention at a time. Ranked #1Best Places to Work in the Federal Government, this subagency offers its global workforce of civilians and Veterans unparalleled work-life balance, unmatched flexibility and unlimited career advancement. One of America’s most enduring cities, Detroit, holds the distinction of being USPTO’s first-ever satellite office, and is home to the region’s top, homegrown IP law professionals. Administrative Patent Judges in Detroit work diligently to uphold Intellectual Property laws that support USPTO’s mission of advancing the kind of innovation that changes the world.
Why Detroit? Detroit is the optimal place to work. You will find a city full of culture and rich history, attractive and affordable real estate, beautiful lakes and national parks, great entertainment and theatres, ease of access to Canada, and most excitedly you'll find the #1 Best place to work in the Federal Government: the Detroit Regional Satellite Office of the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
If you fit the profile, come join our team!
- Complete application with all required documentation.
- Proof of bachelor or higher technical degrees and law degrees.
- Proof of active Bar Membership in good standing.
- Demonstrated ability to litigate or draft decisions around patentability.
- Being a U.S. Citizen or National.
- Writing Sample (answer to Vacancy Question 11 serves as the writing sample)