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(GPS) is an intellectual property research and consulting firm founded to meet the demanding needs of Inventors and IP professionals around the world for high-quality patent research and consulting. From our headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ, we currently service a global client-base of IP Attorneys, Patent Agents, Business Leaders, R&D Teams, Universities, Entrepreneurs and Inventors.
This is not your ordinary, run-of-the-mill research position. Each project is unique and possesses a new challenge for you to tackle. You must be able to assess and analyze the best way to approach a project. Previous patent knowledge is great; however, it is not required. We are willing and able to train.
The Patent Analyst primarily will perform research of invention concepts related to the technologies listed above using a variety of databases and compile formal search reports to demonstrate findings to clients. A majority of work requires in-depth reading, writing and working on computers.
The position entails:
Quickly reviewing and gaining an understanding of technical aspects of client inventions and/or technical search concepts
Creating research strategies to best utilize time and resources
Performing extensive database research
Reviewing, gathering and analyzing technical literature
Reporting research findings in a timely and high-quality manner
If you can manage yourself, as micro-managing is not our style, and you are motivated to get results in a timely manner, this could be a great opportunity for you to learn and grow with a quality-driven company.
This position requires you to:
Meet and exceed client needs and deadlines by providing viable research solutions.
Quickly, continuously and concisely Learn, Interpret, Comprehend, Retain and Apply technical abilities. Enjoy an ongoing learning and computer-based environment that is dedicated to quality.
Thrive in ambiguity and to self manage, prioritize and take pride in your work.
Proactively, confidently and effectively communicate with internal team members.
Actively participate as a team member to best serve clients and the team.
You will mostly work on your own, but we do have a wonderful, supporting staff that requires some teamwork on occasion. We are looking for an efficient and flexible team player.
Experience and Skills:
Previous patent examining or patent searching experience preferred, but not required.
BS required. MS or PHD in Engineering a plus.
However, candidates applying for this position MUST
have previous experience or extensive knowledge in at least one of the following technical areas:
Measuring and Testing, Radiation, Optics, Semiconductors, Nanodevices, Music, Nuclear Engineering, High Temperature Superconductors.
Electrical: Control Systems, Electrical Circuits and Components, Lighting, Power Generation, Conversion, and Distribution, Printers and Recorders