US Patent and Trademark Office
3.4 of 5 133 reviews
www.uspto.gov Alexandria, VA 5000+ Employees

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2 people found this helpful  

Great compensation and benefits, but little or no social interaction.

Patent Examiner (Former Employee)
Alexandria, VA

ProsCompensation
Benefits
Technology support
Flexibility
New office facilities
Excellent exercise facilities

ConsNo social interaction
Mundane work
No continuing education
No tuition reimbursement

Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to provide more time for patent review, reduce quota system

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    it's a bit slow and there's never anyone around the office...kinda boring...slow work

    Program Analyst (Current Employee)
    Alexandria, VA

    I have been working at US Patent and Trademark Office


    Pros: benefit of govt employment is good. however, they haven't come… Cons: most people work at home. that's great for them...but some like… Advice to Senior Management: they need to plan better. things need to have a true benefit...don't just put something… More
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    6 people found this helpful  

    Hard work, but great benefits

    Patent Examiner (Current Employee)
    Alexandria, VA

    I have been working at US Patent and Trademark Office


    Pros: I am currently working from home, spending more time with my wife, two kids (soon to be three), and 0 miles of commute. It… Cons: I came in with a group of other new hires, of those who were in my class, about half already left, the rest, half are… Advice to Senior Management: Provide examiners with more flexibility in terms of growth. Perhaps allocate money… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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