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Trademark Legal and Examination Policy Specialist – Alexandria, Virginia
Patent and Trademark Office, Department of Commerce
Job ID: 190503Start Date: 01/08/2020End Date: 02/06/2020
To meet the minimum requirements for this position,candidates must demonstrate their knowledge of trademark laws, regulations, and examining practice and procedures;and demonstrated experience directly related to the line of work of this position.Applicants must have had at least two to five years of experience which has equipped them with the particular knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the duties of the position. Experience must have been at a sufficiently high level of difficulty to clearly show that the candidate possesses the required professional/technical qualificationsset forth below. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. Professional Technical Qualifications: Applicants must clearly demonstrate in their application materials that they possess technical attributes in the Professional/Technical Qualifications (PTQs). The PTQs for this position are: Comprehensive knowledge of trademark law, policy, practice, and procedure related to the examination of applications for trademark registration, including knowledge of international trademark treaties.
Knowledge of the rule making process and the process for developing examination policy.
Demonstrated experienceanalyzing, writing and reviewing complex legal documents pertaining to Trademark law and regulations.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with a wide variety of audiences, including seniorlevel officials.
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