USPTO Detroit office looking to hire

Back in January, The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced a location for its first-ever satellite office, to be named in honor Elijah J. McCoy.

Now it’s looking for people to run it.

According to a news release, the USPTO plans to hire more than 100, including patent examiners and Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences judges. It hopes to fill more than 50 percent of those positions by summer’s end. 

“The fact that they are hiring telecom and computer administrative law judges in addition to mechanical and electrical is good news — means Detroit really is getting a full-fledge ‘mini-patent office’ and something that recognizes we are more than cars,” Software patent attorney Charles A. Bieneman of Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC said in an email.

The patent examiner and judge positions are:

Patent examiner — mechanical engineer

Patent examiner — electrical engineer

Administrative Patent Judge — Communication, Computer, and/or Electrical

Administrative Patent Judge — Mechanical

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