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Patent Classifier (Electronics & Semiconductor Tech Center)

Company: Marathon TS
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

Marathon TS is seeking a Patent Classifier to review patent applications received from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in our clients Electronics and Semiconductor Tech Center.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is seeking a team driven environment, but is also a strong, independent worker. Successful candidates are able to make significant contributions to the patent industry while working 100% remotely OR in the growing economy and beautiful surroundings of the Shenandoah Valley in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The work performed by Serco Patent Classifiers supports a contract with the USPTO as well as related commercial patent search and analysis services.

The classifier will be expected to determine appropriate classifications in accordance with both U.S. and international patent classification systems through technical knowledge, research, and automated tools.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities may include:
--- Learn patent classification, search, and examination processes.
--- Apply knowledge of classification processes to assign U.S. Patent Classification (USPC) and Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) codes to complex technical subject matter.
--- Apply knowledge of classification, search, and examination processes to provide analysis and prepare written reports for patent attorneys and others in the IP industry.
--- Use automated systems to perform research and classification operations.
--- Function in a production-based environment with emphasis on operating efficiently and accurately at a significant pace.
--- Work independently with minimal supervision.
--- Work closely with others in a team environment.
--- Participate in on-going program training to expand knowledge in additional technical fields and patent services.

Required Skills:
--- Technical expertise in semiconductors on the chemistry level - This is a specific need.
--- Exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail.
--- Strong reading comprehension skills.
--- Strong written communication skills.
--- Ability to use Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
--- Ability to work on a computer workstation 8 hours per day.

Desired Attributes:
--- Prioritizes well, successful in a fast paced environment.
--- Works well with others, helps other succeed.
--- Willing to accept and apply feedback from others.
--- Ability to clearly articulate thought process and logic.
--- Able to maintain focus for long periods of time.
--- Quickly learn new things.
--- Open minded.
--- Mental stamina.

Education: A Bachelor of Science in a related discipline or equivalent mix of education and experience. Experience: A minimum of 0 - 2 years' work experience in a related field or related civilian/military training in addition to the above education requirement would be highly beneficial to this position.

Marathon TS is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Marathon TS will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Marathon TS does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status ").

Marathon TS is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Marathon TS will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Marathon TS does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). #CJJobs

Keywords: Marathon TS, Harrisonburg , Patent Classifier (Electronics & Semiconductor Tech Center), Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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