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US Patent and Trademark Office Patent Examiner At US Patent and Trademark Office Interview Questions

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Patent Examiner At US Patent and Trademark Office Interview

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I applied online. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at US Patent and Trademark Office (Alexandria, VA) in November 2012.

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I applied through usajobs.gov and got email for interview after the 4 weeks of closing date (August 28,2012) and got called in after 4 weeks (December 19, 2012).

Position: Patent Examiner - Electrical Engineer

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  • "What do you know about the USPTO, what it does and its goals?"
    "Describe a situation when you received constructive criticism and how did you handle it" Answer
    "Describe a time when you had to deal with a difficult customer"
    "Give an example of a time when you had to make a persuasive argument, how did you accomplish it and what was the outcome"
    "Describe a time when you had to do extensive technical research and had to write a technical report"  
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