Patent Classifier I

Ameri-Force | Harrisonburg, VA

Posted Date 6/22/2019
  • Seeking a Patent Classifier to review patent applications received from the United States Patent and Trademark Office in the General Fields of Civil Engineering and Transportation.
  • This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is seeking a team driven environment, but is also a strong, independent worker.
  • Succesful candidates are able to make significant contributions to the patent industry.
  • The classifier will be expected to determine appropriate classifications in accordance with both U.S. and international patent classification systems through technical knowledge, research, and automated tools.
  • Learn patent classification, search and examination processes.
  • Apply knowledge of classification processes to assign U.S. Patent Classification (USPC) and Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) codes to complex technical subject matter.
  • Apply knowledge of classification, search, and examination, processes to provide analysis and prepare written reports for patent attorneys and others in the IP industry.
  • Use automated systems to perform research and classification operations.
  • Function in a production-based environment with emphasis on operating efficiently and accurately at a significant pace.
  • Work Independently with minimal supervision.
  • Work closely with others in a team environment.
  • Participate in on-going program training to expand knowledge in additional technical fields and patent services.


  • Technical expertise in one or more of the following technologies: Engines, Aeronautical, Marine and Land vehicles, buildings, bridges, roadways, vehicle drive trains, weapons, earth working.
  • Exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong reading comprehension skills.
  • Strong written communication skills.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
  • Ability to work on a computer workstation 8 hours per day.
  • A Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Transportation, or related discipline or equivalent mix of education and experience.
  • A minimum of 2 years work experience or related civilian/military training in addition to the above education requirement would be highly beneficial to this position.
  • Some travel may be required.
  • Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.
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