Patent Attorney – USPTO – Alexandria, Va.

The United States Patent and Trademark OfficeThe Office of the Solicitor is seeking an experienced and talented individual to serve as a Patent Attorney. The Office of the Solicitor acts as legal counsel to the USPTO on intellectual property law matters and also works in collaboration with the Department of Commerce on interagency intellectual property law matters. The work is challenging, the atmosphere is professional, and the diverse attorneys enjoy a high quality of work life rarely found in the legal field.

Patent Agent / Attorney – Government – Gaithersburg, Md.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), a federal agency within the Department of Commerce, anticipates the need for a Patent Agent/Attorney employee to represent NIST in performing the full range of patent prosecution duties at its campus in Gaithersburg, MD. Our current caseload would primarily lend itself to an individual with a background in physical chemistry or physics, and who could also manage electrical and software arts. The position is anticipated to have a salary range of $89,033 - $136,771.

Contact:
Please contact us at tpo@nist.gov. When available, NIST vacancies are posted on USAJOBS: https:// nist.usajobs.gov/. US citizenship is required. The Department of Commerce is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Patent Examiner – USPTO – Detroit, Mich. (Updated)

The United States Patent and Trademark OfficeThe United States Patent and Trademark Office is seeking Patent Examiners (PE). Yearning for a job that harnesses the power of innovation, yet provides work/life balance? As a Patent Examiner with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, you'll be working with the largest Intellectual Property Rights entity in the nation. You'll be supporting economic growth and positioning America as one of the world's top innovators. You'll conduct research and interact with applicants who are working on inventive modern breakthroughs. You'll have access to alternative, flexible schedules, telework, bonuses and paid overtime. Starting salary range from $69,899 to $90,866 per year, with non-competitive promotion potential to GS-13.

Patent Attorney – Los Alamos National Laboratory – Los Alamos, New Mexico

Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos National Laboratory is seeking an experienced patent attorney (Job # IRC7249) to provide professional legal services relating to the intellectual property (IP) and technology transfer (TT) functions.

Specific areas of responsibility include: participating in the invention disclosure review process, subsequent patent prosecution together with participation in agreements related to the licensing and technology transfer, review of procurement issues involving intellectual property matters, and copyright matters including advising on open source software issues. The IP Attorney will provide legal advice and counseling to Laboratory managers and employees regarding the legal aspects of patents and the patenting process, licensing transactions, copyrights and other intellectual property matters. This position will be required to: establish and implement IP strategies and work with inventors and management to ensure IP strategies and efforts interact with and support LANS institutional strategies; the attorney also will be encouraged to develop and/or implement Corporate IP management practices; and identify areas for improvement of business practices in support of the organization's focus on preventive law and protection of IP rights. As part of a large legal organization responsible for all Laboratory legal affairs, the selected candidate must be able to work cooperatively within a multi-disciplined legal organization. Other responsibilities can include the preparation of memoranda, legal opinions, letters and other writings related to intellectual property matters.

Patent Attorney – Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory – Berkeley, Calif.

The Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Management DepartmentThe Technology Transfer and Intellectual Property Management Department is looking for an experienced Patent Attorney to help in its mission to protect and best position intellectual property in the physical sciences for commercialization. In this role you will work with cutting edge science and diverse technologies that can impact the world.

Patent Attorney – NASA Ames Research Center – Santa Clara County, Calif.

NASAThe Office of the Chief Counsel (Code DL) at NASA Ames Research Center seeks interested candidates for a mid- to senior-level patent attorney position, capable of working independently. The candidate would have primary patent prosecution responsibilities for the Center, and provide legal advice and guidance in the areas of patent, trademark, copyright, government procurements, and licensing.  Salary will be commensurate with experience ($96,867.00 with potential up to $155,500.00 per year).

Contact:
Interested candidates should apply through the Office of Personnel Management USAJOBS website Job Announcement Number AR12N0001 ( http://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/303764800 ), or mail a resume that is to be received no later than December 16, 2011, to Chief Counsel, NASA Ames Research Center, Mail Stop 200-12, Moffett Field, CA 94035.

Patent Assistants – Sandia National Laboratories – Albuquerque, N.M. (Updated)

Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratoriesis one of the country's largest research and engineering laboratories in the nation, employing over 8,000 people at major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We make enduring contributions to secure our society against high consequence terrorist threats and national incidents through effective use of science, technology, and systems solutions. Please visit our website at www.sandia.gov. We are searching for Patent Assistants for the Legal Technology Transfer Center for the Albuquerque facility. The salary is commensurate. A benefit package is available. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE Security Clearance.  

Administrative Patent Judges – U.S. Patent and Trademark Office – Alexandria, Va.

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) The United States Patent and Trademark Office 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.

Patent & Licensing Attorney – Sandia National Laboratories – Albuquerque, N.M.

Sandia National Laboratories Sandia National Laboratoriesis one of the country's largest research and engineering laboratories in the nation, employing over 8,000 people at major facilities in Albuquerque, New Mexico and Livermore, California. We make enduring contributions to secure our society against high consequence terrorist threats and national incidents through effective use of science, technology, and systems solutions. Please visit our website at www.sandia.gov. We are searching for a Patent and Licensing Attorney for the Legal Technology Transfer Center at the Albuquerque facility. The salary is commensurate. A benefit and relocation package is available. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance. 

IP Attorney – Naval Air Systems Command – Patuxent River, Md.

Naval Air Systems Command There is a vacancy for an intellectual property attorney within the Office of Counsel, Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), NAVAIR Headquarters, Patuxent River, Maryland. The incumbent is responsible for providing Intellectual Property and Technology advice to NAVAIR HQ competencies and personnel, Air Program Managers and Air Program Executive Officers. As the patent attorney at NAVAIR headquarters, the incumbent is responsible for coordinating the NAVAIR patent program to include coordinating policy and procedures to enhance the NAVAIR patent program and serving as liaison with seven other intellectual property attorneys assigned to three NAVAIR field activities. NAVAIR is an Echelon II command responsible for research, development, testing, procurement, and sustainment of the Navy’s air platforms, weapons, and support systems. Many NAVAIR systems use state-of-the-art technologies to meet the numero! us operational, maintenance, and training needs. The NAVAIR Office of Counsel provides legal advice with regard to Government procurement, Ethics, environmental law, personnel law, intellectual property, fiscal law, and administrative programs.

Patent Examiner – United States Patent and Trademark Office – Alexandria, Va.

The USPTO USPTOis seeking experienced intellectual property (IP) professionals to fill positions as Patent Examiners. ARE YOU AN IP PROFESSIONAL who can scrutinize patent applications, determine the scope of protection claimed by inventors, research relevant technologies, and communicate findings and decisions to patent practitioners and/or inventors?The USPTO wants you!

Sr. Patent Attorney – Government – Richland, Wash.

Register of Copyright – Government – Washington, DC

Register of Copyright (Vacancy #: 100182) The Library of Congress
SL905-0905- — Copyright — $165,300.00 - $165,300.00
Opening Date: Sep 9, 2010
Closing Date: Oct 12, 2010

Civilian Patent Attorney – U.S. Air Force – Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio

Rare opportunity for civilian patent attorney in the United States Air Force Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps. U.S. Air Force The Air Force is seeking a patent attorney with a minimum 2 years preparation/prosecution experience, particularly in the arts of electrical and mechanical engineering. The position is located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (Dayton), Ohio. This job will provide unique challenges and ample opportunities to grow and excel in the fields of patent law and technology transfer law.

Contact:
Additional information and application procedures are available at "USAJOBS
." NOTE: Applicants must apply through the above link at the USAJOBS website by Monday, 2 August 2010.  

Project Manager (Intellectual Property Management) – Government – Grand Forks, N.D.

The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) The Energy & Environmental Research Center (EERC) is seeking a highly self-motivated individual to work with EERC researchers clients in identifying, developing, and protecting valuable intellectual property. The EERC is an international leader in energy and environmental research, conducting projects for clients throughout the United States and the world. The EERC is not an academic organization. It is an entrepreneurial not-for-profit organization with a strong business culture and philosophy.

Announcement: USPTO Seeks to Rehire Limited Number of Former Examiners

Deputy Executive Director – AIPLA – Arlington, Va.

AIPLA isAIPLA seeking an attorney to serve as one of two Deputy Executive Directors with the principal day-to-day responsibility for international intellectual property issues of concern to the Association and issues relating to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Performs a wide range of representational functions relating to the nature of the Association’s preeminent role in domestic and international IP issues.  Performs in-depth research and analysis on domestic and international legal topics as assigned. Independently exercises significant discretion and judgment in carrying out assignments.

Chief IP Counsel – Brookhaven National Laboratory – Upton, N.Y.

Brookhaven National Laboratory Brookhaven National Laboratory is a nonprofit research and development institution whose purpose is to advance ideas and knowledge through a multidisciplinary program of basic and applied research. Our Legal Office has a full time opportunity for a Chief Intellectual Property Counsel.

Intellectual Property Specialist – Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) seeks an intellectual property specialist to work within its Partnership Development Office. The University is the largest government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong, with a total student headcount of about 27,200, of which 13,500 are full-time students, 11,400 are part-time students and 2,300 are mixed-mode students. It offers programmes at Doctorate, Master's, Bachelor's degrees and Higher Diploma levels. The University has 26 academic departments and units grouped under six faculties, as well as 2 independent schools. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,250. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$4 billion per year.