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    Summary

    This position is located within the Bureau of Economic & Business Affairs, Office of Intellectual Property Enforcement EB/IPE. EB/IPE is the State Department’s leader on intellectual property rights. EB/IPE represents American right holders, builds political will for the protection and enforcement of Intellectual Property rights globally and drives policy that advances American competitive advantage, innovation, and economic prosperity.

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    Responsibilities

    • Serves as expert and central point of contact for multilateral and bilateral issues regarding intellectual property (IP) rights policy and enforcement in their regional and topical areas of responsibility.
    • Develops information, obtains clarification of viewpoints, and recommends a course of action acceptable to EB and the relevant regional Bureau on IP issues.
    • Works issue areas pertinent to intellectual property enforcement in regional area of responsibility, maintaining currency on legislative and policy developments affecting the US Government’s stance and foreign government reactions.
    • Provides written and oral presentations/briefings, position papers to foreign policy decision-makers on foreign affairs and recommendations on effective U.S. policy.
    • Participates in interagency working groups and meetings. Represents the State Department at multi-lateral IP enforcement related venue.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Some travel may be required 10% of the time.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    13

  • Job family (Series)

    0130 Foreign Affairs

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