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Vacancy Detail Overview

Announcement Number PTAB-2014-0024 Promotion Potential ES-00
Position Title Patents Trial and Appeal Board Executive (Board Executive) Hiring Agency PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Open Period 03/24/2014 - 04/21/2014 Duty Locations 1 Vacancies in Alexandria, VA, US
Series/Grade ES - 0301 00 For More Info Isis Thomas
Salary $120749.00 - $181500.00

Who May Apply
All groups of qualified individuals.

Job Status
Full Time

Security Clearance Required:

Public Trust - Background Investigation

Duration Appointment Permanent

Marketing Statement

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), a cutting-edge organization dealing with intellectual property issues around the world, is seeking a high performing Senior Executive Service (SES) professional to join as the Director of Board Operations within the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB).

Come work for the #1 Best Place to Work ™ in the Federal Government! The USPTO has been serving the economic interests of America for more than 200 years. We are responsible for granting US intellectual property rights for patents and trademarks. Our efforts have provided inventors exclusive rights over their discoveries. It is an effort that continues to contribute to a strong global economy, to encourage investment in innovation and to cultivate an entrepreneurial spirit for the 21st century. The USPTO is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, and has over 12,000 employees, including engineers, scientists, attorneys, analysts, IT specialists, etc. all dedicated to accomplishing the USPTO's mission, vision, strategic goals and guiding principles. For more information about the USPTO, please visit our websites at

Supervisory Position: Yes

Key Requirements

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen or national
  • Your resume & ques. responses must demonstrate the job-related PTQs & ECQs