USPTO is looking for an IP Attaché located in Guangzhou

“This position is located in the U.S. Consulate General Guangzhou, China. The incumbent will serve as an Intellectual Property Attorney-Adviser (IP Attaché) in Guangzhou for the International Trade Administration/Global Markets (ITA/GM) and United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The position requires a law degree and knowledge of all fields of IPR and international agreements governing IPR, including IPR office operation and administration, IPR training, and adherence to IPR standards of protection and enforcement. As an IP Attaché, the incumbent will act as a resource on intellectual property regimes in Southeastern China including Fujian, Guangdong ,Guangxi, Provinces, and Hainan Islands for U.S. Government agencies and U.S industry. This position reports to the Foreign Commercial Service Senior Commercial Officer and the USPTO IP Attaché Program Director, which directs the incumbent, reviews the incumbent’s performance and ensures consistency with agency and administration priorities. This position must also coordinate with other parts of the U.S. Consulate.”


If you are a qualified U.S. citizen you can apply, see more here.



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