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Patent Specialist - NIH - Rockville, MD

Kelly Services
Bethesda, MD 20814
Kelly Government Solutions is a strategic supplier and business partner to the federal government and its key suppliers. Through our partnership with the National Institutes of Health, Kelly Government Solutions offers administrative, IT, engineering, scientific, and healthcare professionals the opportunity to work with the leading medical research center in the world. We are seeking an experienced individual to work as a Patent Specialist at the National Institutes of Health in Rockville, MD.

This is a long-term contract position which offers:

+ Competitive compensation and comprehensive benefit package

+ Optional health, vision, and dental plans

+ Vacation leave as well as 10 paid federal holidays and 401K plan. Access to NIHs unparalleled resources and niche scientific initiatives

TASKS/SERVICES. The contractor shall:

+ Manage all aspects of license agreement related work in support of the TTIPO Technology Transfer and Patent Specialist (TTPS) including license application review, database entries, licensing-related documentation review, maintenance and retention, licensing workflow navigation, etc.

+ Review, analyze and maintain licensing agreements and forecast future royalty income for the Institute; create executive summaries of license agreements; communicate with licensees on under the direction of TTPS.

+ Research and analyze changing foreign patent policy that has implications for affecting patent protection for NIAID and CDC inventions.

+ Identify and formulate foreign patent filing recommendations affecting Institute decisions related to patent applications and patents for NIAID and CDC inventions.

+ Analyze the patent expense budget and project foreseeable costs associated with pursuing domestic and/or foreign patent protection for NIAID and CDC inventions.

+ Docket Office Actions from the USPTO and Patent Offices worldwide and responses filed by law firms for patent prosecution matters; discern actionable items for TTIPO staff.

+ Maintain and enter data into databases (including primary responsibility for maintaining the integrity of data entered therein) including patent, license, employee invention report (EIR) and agreement data (Confidentiality Disclosure Agreements (CDAs), Material Transfer Agreements (MTAs), Conditional Gift Fund Agreements (CGFs), Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs), etc.), and patent legal services contract administration-related data.

+ Generate docket reports and help assure that upcoming deadlines are communicated within the office.

+ Make recommendations to TTIPO Director and other staff members to develop an acceptable plan for technical and administrative matters, including identification of work to be done, the scope to the project, and deadlines for completion, and proceeding independently.

+ Coordinate with TTIPO staff on assignments with broadly defined goals or mission to be accomplished and make specific directives as required.

+ Manage administration of MTAs to provide more efficient timely transfer of materials for NIAID scientists.

+ Act as liaison between technology transfer specialist and external organizations inquiring about establishing MTAs as well as helping NIAID inventors prepare PHS employee invention reports (EIRs).

+ Assist in the administration of technology transfer agreements, including the preparation of reminder letters for payments under Cooperative Research and Development Agreements (CRADAs).

+ Provide accurate verbal and written responses to inquiries regarding the status of technology transfer agreements.

+ Coordinate with staff members to complete special projects including preparation of educational and marketing materials.


+ All support positions require a minimum of a BS degree; some require a MS, MD, or Ph.D.

+ At least 3 years of patent paralegal experience in a law firm required.

+ The education, skills and relevant years of experience required for each support position are consistent with those identified as the minimum requirements for the labor categories specified in the contract.


When you apply, please know a Kelly Government Solutions Recruiter will review your resume and will contact you directly, if your skills and experience match the requirements of this position; a full job description can be made available at that time.

Due to the high volume of inquiries, we regret that we cannot accept phone calls. Even if you arent contacted for this position, you are still part of our talent network. All Kelly recruiters have access to your profile, which expands your opportunities even further.

As a specialty talent company, Kelly is committed to doing the right thing for our talent and clients . We stand up for equity, inclusion, fair treatment, and opportunity for all as these build the foundation of our Talent Promise. With a focus on safety, value, well-being, investment, and opportunity, Kellys Talent Promise confirms our commitment to those in search of a better way to work and live and to help discover whats next.

It is obvious things are different than they were just a few months ago. Kelly is at the forefront of ensuring the safety of our employees in this new working environment. Be well and stay strong.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Looking to connect with premier government agencies or the top 25 federal government contractors? Kelly Government offers a variety of full-time, project (SOW), seasonal, and surge support opportunities in science, engineering, technical, professional, and administrative support roles. Our experts will find you the opportunity that fits your schedule and interests and handle the details of transferring and processing all levels of security clearances. Its just another way we make the job search work for you.

**About Kelly** ****

Kelly connects talented people to companies in need of their skills in areas including Science, Engineering, Education, Office, Contact Center, Light Industrial, and more. Were always thinking about whats next in the evolving world of work, and we help people ditch the script on old ways of thinking and embrace the value of all workstyles in the workplace. We directly employ nearly 500,000 people around the world, and we connect thousands more with work through our global network of talent suppliers and partners in our outsourcing and consulting practice.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (
Posted: 2021-01-27 Expires: 2021-03-04

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