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Patent Examiner

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Alexandria, VA

Pros- Flexible schedule
- Good benefits
- Decent salary

Cons- The work is boring and tedious
- The workload can be unreasonable at times

Advice to Senior ManagementThere is not enough of a focus on the numbers. Management should focus more on production or backlog. Focus less on quality, or morale and retention.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Patent Examiner (Former Employee) Alexandria, VA

    I worked at US Patent and Trademark Office


    Pros: The benefits and time-off are unparalleled. Cons: The ceiling is very low in terms of salary and… Advice to Senior Management: Offer more in depth review of the work product. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    White Collar Sweatshop

    Patent Examiner (Former Employee) Alexandria, VA

    I worked at US Patent and Trademark Office


    Pros: High starting salary ($66k straight out of college) telecommuting (you get… Cons: production is a killer. huge backlog of work. no overtime pay. expect… Advice to Senior Management: outsource work to releive production burden on examiners No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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