Patent Technical Advisor - Chemistry

Patent Technical Advisor – Chemistry: Apply scientific principles and specialized knowledge in chemistry with industrial experience in mechatronics to assist in the technical study, research and analysis of technologies involved in the preparation and prosecution of patent applications for mainly Japanese clients. Translate highly technical subject matter and supporting materials for patent validity and patent infringement opinions from Japanese to English and vice versa for patent applications. Modify and correct translations in accordance with legal patent requirements, translate office action letters from the US patent office into Japanese and summarize legal and technical content for attorney and client. Review client’s invention disclosures. Search and collect information about prior art in connection with the specific invention disclosure of the client. Prepare reports of findings by illustrating data graphically and reducing complex findings into written text. Examine and review drafts of patent applications in terms of technology in a field related to chemistry with industrial experience in mechatronics and for compliance with US patent application requirements. Full Time. Bachelor’s degree, or foreign equivalent, in Chemistry or related field and 3 years industrial intellectual property experience in mechatronics required. Successful candidates must be able to read, write, and speak Japanese, including technical and legal terms to prepare and prosecute applications and assist in validity and opinion matters at a full professional proficiency - ILR Level 4. Jobsite: Falls Church, VA.

A BA/BS degree in Marketing/Communication and/or professional services marketing experience a plus. Excellent salary and benefits package. Please fax resume and salary requirements to (703) 645-3896 or email at HR. EOE