The Role Of The Patent Examiner

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What is the professional experience of a patent examiner?

The Role Of The Patent Examiner

At the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Patent Examiners review patent applications to determine if they comply with basic rules and legal requirements. Patent examiners are professionals with expertise in disciplines like biology, chemistry, physics, chemical engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, computer engineering or computer science. And your patent application will find its way to an appropriate examiner.

Because patent examiners are well versed within their fields, it is to your advantage to hire a patent agent or patent attorney who is also an engineer or scientist.

   

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