Global Patent Solutions, LLC (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 Research 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 gain an understanding of technical aspects of client inventions and/or technical search concepts
Creating research strategies that best utilize time and resources when executed
Perform extensive database research
Reviewing, gathering and analyzing technical literature
Report research findings in a timely and high-quality manner
We are a growing company located in Scottsdale, Arizona (Position Location: Scottsdale, AZ). We are primarily interested in hiring full-time positions in our Scottsdale office. It is possible, though not preferred, that unique circumstances would lead us to also consider an employee working remotely; this position, however, must be filled within the U.S. Part-Time employment is also a possibility for the right individual.
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 and being reliable and dedicated to getting the job done.
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 the work with the team and individually.
Proactively, confidently and effectively communicate with internal team members and external clients. Don't be afraid to ask for help. Be supportive and helpful to others on all levels.
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 who likes to have fun too!
Previous patent examining or patent searching experience preferred, but not required.
BS required. MS or PHD in Engineering preferred.
However, candidates applying for this position MUST have previous experience or extensive knowledge in one or more of the following technical areas:
Business Methods: Electronic Commerce; Health Care Management; Insurance, Reservation & Ticketing Systems; Operations Research; Advertising, Coupons, and Incentives; Point of Sale Systems; Electronic Shopping & Catalog Systems; Inventory Management; Accounting, Checkbook Balancing; Tax Processing; Investment Planning/Stock-Bond Trading; Auction Systems; Credit and Loan Processing; Electronic Funds Transfer; Business-Cryptography
Life Sciences: Surgery and Medical Devices: Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, Treatment Devices, Surgery, Surgical Supplies, Dentistry, Animal Husbandry, Plant Husbandry, Prosthetics
Mechanical: Transportation, Construction and Agriculture; Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing and Products, Teaching, Amusement Device, Apparatus for Conducting Process, Ordnance, Trapping, Textile Process and Apparatus, Cleaning, Molding, Founding, Shaping
Physical Sciences: 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
Computer / Info Sciences: Computer Architecture, Software, Data Processing, Network Communications, Cryptography, Information Storage, Information Management and Security, Video Editing
Electrical Communications: Television, Radio, Telemetry, Telephone and Telegraph, Optical Communication, Fax, Electrical Interface Devices, GPS
Keyword: Patent, Engineer, Engineering, Analyst, IP, Intellectual Property, Patent Examiner, Examiner, Agent, Patent Agent
From: Global Patent Solutions, LLC