Patent Attorney at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


Mid Level

Vicksburg, MS, USA

$131.178 - $170.532

31 Dec → 30 Jan

Job Description

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is looking for Patent Attorney.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform professional legal, scientific, and technical work concerning patents.
  • Render opinions on eligibility, validity, and infringement of patents, negotiation of patent licenses, settlement of patent claims, and negotiation of patent clauses in contracts.
  • Provide professional legal advice to contracting officers and procurement personnel on patent matters, the preparation, submission, and/or presentation of applications, briefs, and arguments before the Patent Office or before the Federal Courts.
  • In addition to the foregoing, position may be involved with performing similar professional legal functions regarding trademark and copyright.
  • Expert-level knowledge and experience in evaluating and protecting U.S. Government intellectual property (IP); interpersonal and organizational skills; and the ability to work in fluid environments.
  • Manage the administration, control, and coordination of patent, copyright, trademarks, and data rights in coordination with the current USACE patent attorney.
  • Invention identification and evaluation, patent application filing and prosecution before U.S. and foreign patent offices.
  • Negotiate and resolve IP disputes pertaining to rights of inventors, research collaborators, other agency personnel, private companies, and funding recipients.

Requirements / Qualifications

  • Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.

  • This position requires the incumbent to submit a Financial Disclosure Statement, OGE-450 (5 CFR 2634, sub-part 1 USOGE, 6/08) upon entering the position and annually.

  • This position requires the incumbent be able to obtain and maintain a determination of eligibility for a Secret security clearance or access for the duration of employment. A background investigation and credit check are required.

  • Must maintain active status, in good standing, with at least one attorney licensing authority. Must provide certification of this status upon appointment and every two years thereafter.

  • Pursuant to EO 14043, all Federal employees, regardless of duty location or work arrangement, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before entrance on duty, subject to exceptions as required by law.

  • If selected, the agency will provide information regarding what documentation is needed and how to request any legally required exceptions from this requirement.

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