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Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024

Are you looking for a way to put your technical knowledge to use by researching and analyzing cutting edge technologies?

Join our team! Clarivate is seeking motivated Patent Analysts to work with us in support of a contract with the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). As a Patent Analyst, you will be responsible for performing a comprehensive search and written opinion on the patentability of an array of diverse technologies.

About you – experience, education, skills, and accomplishments

  • Bachelor’s degree in Biotechnology or a related field
  • At least 1 year of previous patent examining or patent searching experience
  • At least 1 year of experience developing search methodology and conducting searches using databases such as ProQuest Dialog and IP.com
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or work-eligible legal resident who has continuously resided in the U.S. for at least the two previous years
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

It would be great if you also had

  • Master’s or PhD
  • At least 3 years of previous patent examining or patent searching experience
  • In-depth knowledge of technical literature in the areas of engineering, software, and business methods
  • Demonstrated work experience in roles requiring a high level of attention to detail
  • Strong time management skills and dependability in completing quality projects against deadlines

What will you be doing in this role?

  • On a weekly basis, accept projects with a defined due date.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read a disclosure quickly and understand the technical nuances which may potentially distinguish it from the prior art.
  • Perform a comprehensive search to ensure the most relevant prior art is located and provide a logical and complete search history.
  • Prepare a written opinion applying the most relevant prior art to the disclosure.
  • Maintain proficiency with commercial patent searching databases and other proprietary databases of technical publications.
  • Stay abreast of best practices and changes to search procedures via self-directed review of materials provided by Clarivate.
  • Maintain consistent timeliness and superior quality of deliverables.
  • Ensure compliance with Clarivate’s Code of Business Ethics and Corporate Conduct

About the team

Our team has supported the USPTO by providing PCT Chapter I Search and Examination services since 2005 (formerly as Landon IP and CPA Global).

Hours of Work

This is a full-time remote position with the ability to work remotely anywhere in the United States

Compensation - US Only

The expected base salary for this position is a base salary of $55,000 USD per year with eligibility for productivity earnings. Individual pay is based upon experience, education, skill and ability, expertise, and relevant factors.

In addition to a competitive remuneration package, you will be eligible to participate in a benefits package that includes medical, dental, prescription drug, life insurance, 401k with match, long term disability coverage, vacation, sick time, volunteer time, discount programs, and many more.

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Clarivate is an Equal Opportunity Employer Vets/Minorities/Women/Disabled