- Perform Quality Control of the ISR and Written Opinion of PCT
Patent Applications that have been searched and examined by junior
and senior level patent analysts. Sampling the search strategy,
analysis, and Written Opinion of completed PCT Patent applications
and identifying any substantive or formality level quality issues
based on search and examination guidelines provided by the USPTO and
Communicate identified substantive and formality level issues
found in the completed work to the analyst involved and a timeline
for necessary revisions. Review revisions and ensure that the work
meets all applicable quality requirements (10%).
Document Quality Control sampling results and identify work
product quality trends of individual analysts and groups of
analysts working with technologies related Electrical and Computer
Engineering fields (5%).
Report Quality Control trends to the GPS technical and executive
leadership as based on Key Performance Indicators and provide
assessments of these trends to aid in resolution and remediation
of any problematic issues (5%).
Develop and carry out a sampling strategy to identify and isolate
quality issues on the search and examination of PCT Patent
applications in the Electrical and Computer Engineering fields.
Analyze incoming case batches and rate individual cases based on
the technical complexity level and potential analyst difficulty
level, and schedule quality control reviews of the cases based on
identified complexity and difficulty ratings (15%).
Develop training methodologies and curriculum based on
specifically identified quality issues and facilitate the training
and development of new analysts and analysts with an identified
development need. Prepare and administer training materials in
conjunction with global issues identified within the company
regarding quality of deliverables (5%).
Perform PCT Search, Examination & Written Opinions. Classify
the patent application with the appropriate CPC and IPC
classifications. Conduct highly technical electrical research of
invention concepts using a variety of databases and compile formal
reports and/or Chapter I PCT Search and Examinations to
demonstrate findings to clients. Perform searches in the following
technological areas: Electrical and Computer Engineering and other
related technology (3%).
Review and analyze technical literature, including academic
articles, patents, and public technical disclosures (2%).
Prepare detailed reports (technical analysis reports) regarding
research findings in a timely and high-quality manner (2%).
Create research strategies that best utilize time and resources
when executed (2%).
Communicate with clients to effectively review and gain an
understanding of technical aspects of client inventions and/or
technical search concepts (1 %).
- Telecommuting is permitted every day of the week within the U.S.