The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has openings for Administrative Patent Judges. The Administrative Patent Judge serves as a member of the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences (BPAI) of the USPTO. The BPAI has authority to hear and adjudicate appeals from decisions of Primary Examiners as to patentability in applications for patents, for reissue of patents, and for reexamination of patents; to declare and conduct proceedings in interferences; and to determine priority of invention.
The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 10,000 employees, including engineers, scientists, attorneys, analysts, IT specialists, etc. all dedicated to accomplishing the USPTO's mission, vision, strategic goals and guiding principles.
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Employer Type: Government
Job Location: Alexandria, Virginia