PCT Patent Analyst (Chemistry)

Clarivate PLC
Jun 02, 2023
Jun 21, 2023
Trademark Agent
Contract Type
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 one of the following areas: Chemistry – organic and inorganic chemistry, polymer chemistry, medicinal chemistry pharmaceutical chemistry, small molecular structures Chemical Engineering – process and reactor design, heat exchange, distillation, unit operations Petroleum Engineering – oil and gas drilling processes and treatments, proppants, geologic surveying, environmental impact assessments Materials Science and Engineering – synthesis and properties of materials, ceramics and composite engineering, alloys, nanotechnology 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 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 permanent position with the ability to work remotely anywhere in the U.S. Clarivate is an Equal Opportunity Employer Vets/Minorities/Women/Disabled