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Patent Examiners, or Patent Clerks, are responsible for ensuring that the patent applications that are received from Patent Attorneys properly conform to the relevant requirements. Skills included on sample resumes of Patent Examiners include reviewing patent applications, applying engineering principles to claimed inventions, and utilizing case law and USC Code to determine patentability. Resumes of Patent Examiners should reflect a degree in a scientific, technical, or engineering subject and, while not required, relevant patent or documentation experience can be helpful.

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Patent Examiner

Successfully prosecuted 100 U.S. patent applications for the [company name], resulting in the issuance of 4 U.S. Patents, while meeting 100% of production expectancy for FY 1995.

  • Worked with Applicants to gather necessary information and documentation to examine inventions for compliance to U.S patent laws and procedures.
  • Drafted letters presenting Agency legal analysis and findings of fact regarding invention(s).
  • Prepared patent case files for final submission and review by Agency, and monitored case status for pending U.S. applications and petitions to ensure applicable deadlines are met.
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MS
Electrical Engineering
JD
Juris Doctor
2

Patent Examiner / Aerospace Engineer

Expertly applied knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, and agency rules toward the review of patent applications in a production-based environment.

  • Served in Aerospace Science Technology Division to assess legitimate intellectual property claims.
  • Determined if applications complied with federal law and regulations.
  • Researched and analyzed extensive subject matter to make application approval determinations.
  • Digested large volumes of scientific and technical information, including detailed drawings, electrical schematics, three-dimensional drawings, and chemical manufacturing process diagrams.
  • Created comprehensive and timely correspondence to provide customers with determination outcome.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
8
months
at this job
AS
Liberal Studies
BS
Aerospace Engineering
MS
Computer Information Systems--information Security
3

Patent Examiner in The Vehicles Department

  • Examined applications and intermediated with patent attorneys to grant or deny patents.
  • Contributed to a 14% increase of patents granted and an 8% decrease of delivery delays by streamlining staff
  • Developed the quality strategy, implemented a quality audit, and managed a 5 person quality task force.
  • Increased patent applications for valves and pumps by 5% through promotional visits to companies.
  • Organized courses on patent strategies for industry professionals.
  • Managed cluster's annual budget: exceptional & travel expenses, performance bonuses
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BA
Industrial Engineering
BA
Mechanical
MA
Production
4

Patent Examiner

Reviewed and examined U.S. patent applications to ensure compliance with federal regulations and laws

  • Drafted legal analysis reports for applicants during various stages of the patent application process
  • Participated in negotiation meetings with patent applicants and attorneys to assess legal compliance of inventions
  • Provided guidance to patent applicants unrepresented by legal counsel
  • Successfully managed large case docket, while consistently exceeding productivity requirements
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Industrial Engineering
MS
Human Resource Management
JD
Rank
5

Patent Examiner

Performed professional, scientific, technological, and legal work involved in the examination and disposition of patent applications.

  • Applied aspects of procedural, substantial, case and statutory law to the patent examination process.
  • Provided systems engineering and integration expertise for analyses of emerging technologies, performed trade studies and market analyses, and analyzed and recommended transition strategies for new technology.
  • Performed validity and invalidity searches on inventor's submitted request for a Patent.
  • Effectively interfaced with internal/external customers daily.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
6

Patent Examiner

Examined a diverse range of inventions relating to surgical instruments and techniques

  • Conducted thorough technology searches using computer-based search tools
  • Negotiated patent coverage via telephonic and in-person interviews with patent attorneys
  • Collaborated with supervisors and colleagues to interpret and apply appropriate legal statutes
  • Prepared detailed reports assessing applicants' inventions and their patentability
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Biomedical Engineering
JD
Juris Doctor
Bioengineering Education Research Reu
7

Patent Examiner

Reviewed patent applications to assess compliance with legal requirements.

  • Determined scope of intellectual property protection for patent applicants.
  • Researched relevant technologies to compare with invention claims in patent applications.
  • Communicated findings to patent practitioners/inventors with reasons for patentability.
  • Maintained the quality, productivity, and timely processing of patent applications.
  • Reviewed technologies related to electrical motors and ancillary components.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Electrical Engineering
8

Patent Examiner

Determining the patentability of patent application in light of prior art.

  • Awarded and achieved Outstanding rating since 2009
  • Performed legal and technical analysis on claim language presented by Applicants
  • Wrote legal correspondence with Applicants and to their legal representatives
  • Trained an incoming class of new patent examiners in the Patent Training Academy
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
BS
Physics
9

Patent Examiner

Examined patent applications to determine if they comply with basic rules and legal requirements

  • Researched invention to determine whether it was novel or already in existence
  • Rejected or approved applications based on patent law
  • Created documents to respond to applicant
  • Negotiated with attorneys that represented the applicant
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Physics
BS
Electrical Engineering
10

Patent Examiner

Wrote legal correspondence in response to intellectual property applications for patent of inventions.

  • Evaluated claims for novel cellular phone technology and wireless communication techniques.
  • Analyzed specification and claims further for objections and 101, 112 and 102and 103 rejections.
  • Searched prior art online and in a proprietary database of patents and pre-grant publications.
  • Wrote first office actions, final office actions and pre-appeal briefs to communicate findings.
  • Responded to IDS', attorney questions, arguments and amendments via various communications.
  • Received training in CDMA, TDMA, FDMA, OFDMA, 3G, 4G and LTE technology throughout career.
  • Managed multiple dockets and met deadlines for new, amended, continuation and special cases.
  • Passed USPTO Proficiency Exam (90%) and promoted to GS-13 during career.
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
C
Certificate
Electrical Engineering

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