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    Come work for the USPTO, we have been ranked as one of the best places to work in the federal government! The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (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. The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 12,000 employees. For more information about the USPTO, please visit the USPTO Jobs Website

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    The employee manages and directs the full range of day-to-day administrative activities within the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) including: recommending new or modified programs, policies and procedures; proposing short-range and/or long-range plans and independently applying techniques and methods to accomplish the PTAB’s objectives; and promoting efficient PTAB operations to include its satellite offices located in Detroit, MI, San Jose, CA, Denver, CO and Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX. Typical duties include:

    • Manages the planning, preparation, and execution of the PTAB budget. Directs the preparation of all documentation and other material necessary in preparing and supporting the PTAB budget submission for each budget year.
    • Exercises the full range of supervisory responsibilities over the branch staff, assigns duties and responsibilities, and modifies assignments to meet the changing needs of the Administrative Branch.
    • Manages the use of existing office space, including the maintenance, reconfiguration, and renovation of the space to ensure the efficient operation of the Business Unit.
    • Develops system administration procedures, including user registration and access, reports generation, system modification or enhancement, and other similar activities.

    Travel Required

    Not required

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    0341 Administrative Officer

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/603608500. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.