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Common Careers for Engineers Involving Patents ± Patent examiner requires a degree in engineering or science ± Patent agent requires a degree in engineering or science and passing the patent bar exam ± Patent attorney requires a degree in engineering or science, passing the patent bar exam, and passing a state bar exam Patent Examiner ± Works for the US Patent and Trademark Office ± Examines patent applications, performs prior art searches, and prepares office actions ± Advances to primary examiner and supervisory examiner Patent Agent ± Generally works at a law firm ± Drafts patent applications and responses to office actions ± May assist in other matters on technical issues Patent Attorney ± Drafts patent applications, responses to office actions, prepares legal opinions on patentability, non-infringement, invalidity, freedom to use ± Drafts and negotiates contracts, non-disclosure agreements, licenses ± Solo practitioner, law firm, corporation What’s the Invention? ± The claims, not the detailed description or the drawings
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This note was uploaded on 09/06/2011 for the course EML 2920 taught by Professor Carrol during the Spring '09 term at University of Florida.

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