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Friday, January 30, 2015
Office of General Counsel - USDA, Patent Attorney
Job Title:Patent Attorney
Department:Department Of Agriculture
Agency:Office of the General Counsel
Job Announcement Number:AG-OGC-2015-0056-JH
$90,823.00 to $139,523.00 / Per Year
Friday, January 9, 2015 to Monday, February 9, 2015
SERIES & GRADE:
Full-Time - Permanent
1 vacancy - Washington DC
WHO MAY APPLY:
US Citizens and Nationals; no prior Federal experience is required.
USDA provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management. Our vision is to expand economic opportunity through innovation, helping rural America to thrive; to promote agriculture production sustainability that better nourishes Americans while also helping feed others throughout the world; and to preserve and conserve our Nation's natural resources through restored forests, improved watersheds, and healthy private working lands.
The incumbent serves as a Patent Attorney in the Division and as such provides a wide range of intellectual property legal services in connection with Department research activities and other operations, including representing the Department before the Patent and Trademark Office, and carries out such other duties as may be assigned by the Assistant General Counsel.
Applicants are required to be a member of the United States Patent and Trademark Bar. Applicants should have demonstrated experience in patent prosecution, excellent writing skills, and an exceptional academic record. Demonstrated experience in the related areas of intellectual property law of copyright, trademark, and data rights is highly desirable.
Education: An applicant must have successfully completed a full course of study in a school of law accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) and have the first professional law degree (LLB or JD).
Bar Membership: Applicants are required to be a member of the United States Patent and Trademark Bar. Applicant must currently be a member in good standing of the bar of a state, territory of the United States, District of Columbia, or Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
USA JOBS link https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/391085000