Uspto Careers – Patent Examiner (Electrical Engineer)

Website USPTO

Job Description:

In this role, your efforts will play a critical role in giving inventors exclusive rights over their discoveries. A patent examiner reviews applications to determine whether patents can be granted for inventions. Patents give inventors the right to exclude others from making or selling their inventions for a limited time. As a U.S. patent examiner, you will handle these basic patent examining functions:

Job Responsibilities:

  • Search prior art to ensure that an invention is new and unique. Prior art is information that has been disclosed to the public about an invention before a given date – including any related patents, published articles and public demonstrations.
  • Review patent applications to ensure conformity to formal requirements.
  • Write legal office actions on patentability and respond to patent applications.

Job Requirements:

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or National.
  • Your resume and question responses must demonstrate the job-related KSAs.
  • You must meet the definition of specialized experience.
  • Required to pass a background investigation and fingerprint check.
  • Must be registered for Selective Service, if applicable (
  • Suitable for Federal employment.

Qualification & Experience:

Job Details:

Company: USPTO

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Sales

Job Location:  Hagerstown, MD, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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