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PCT Patent Analyst (Chemistry)

at Clarivate Analystics US LLC in Meridian, Idaho, United States

Job Description

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 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 permanent position with the ability to work remotely anywhere in the U.S.

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

It is the policy of Clarivate to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Clarivate will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Job Posting: 2028060

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Jun 25, 2023

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