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Patent Search Analyst - Mechanical
Cardinal Intellectual Property, Inc
Patent Search Analysts specialize in conducting patent searches for clients. They utilize their technical background and experiences to understand each invention or patent disclosure; and apply critical thinking and problem solving skills to conduct a focused and comprehensive search for prior art references for the search report.
Search analysts work with constantly new inventions and cutting-edge technologies, with each project providing unique and broad challenges. Search analysts work on various types of projects, including, patentability, invalidity, state of the art, and freedom to operate searches.
Search analysts are responsible for conducting patent search projects to the expected qualities and on a timely manner. For each search project, search analysts are responsible for understanding invention disclosures in their technical area; constructing and conducting search strategies; and completing a search report. Search analysts are also responsible for meeting deadlines and managing the assignments on their dockets.
Search analysts are also responsible for effective communication with other staff and team members, and are expected to work and be available during expected work hours.
Required Skills and Abilities:
Patent search or research experience – i.e., familiarities with search engines.
Technical understanding of the invention disclosure, and identification of search focus.
Problem solving skills in constructing and conducting patent searches using various search engines.
Critical thinking skills to analyze found results and completing a search report.
Self motivated to work effectively and efficiently.
Attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering
Other preferred qualifications:
Patent law, legal experience.
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