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Experience reading technical literature. Experience with Patents. Awareness of what the job consists of.

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Referred to college technical paper reviews, past patent analysis. Made it clear I was aware of the online research oriented job and let them know I was ready for it.

Describe your understanding of the Patent Application process.

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Describe a project you worked on.

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"Why should we hire you?" It was the first question asked.

They pretty much do not ask much with the exception of what areas you would like to examine in. They take you to several people and they the SPEs talk about what technology their examiners examine in. Make sure you pick an area with the MOST hours per balance disposal possible.

Do you know what the patent process is like? What is the role of the patent examiner?

What made you decide to work for the Patent Office.

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What was the hardest customer service situation you ever dealt with?

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