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Job Satisfaction at IP Australia
- Average rating for Job Satisfaction, based on 28 reviews8.6 / 10
Please comment on your role and day-to-day responsibilities.
Currently doing training to become a patent examiner.
Examining patent applications. Learning about Intellectual Property law.
Review cases, discuss with peers, teach others in conversation, participate in projects and activities.
Reading, interpreting and approving patents.
Patent examination (applying the law to examine IP rights in my technology area). I am encouraged to get involved in various aspects of the business.
My day to day work involves the use of technical skills and administrative skills. This includes using my scientific knowledge and operating IP Australia's significant amount of computer software programmes to perform my examination work. An integral part of my daily work is keeping up to date with patent law and practice and ensuring it is correctly applied in my examination work.
My primary day-to-day responsibilities revolve around the examination of pharmaceutical patents coming in through the AU national phase or PCT international phase. This includes searching inventions (in patent and non-patent literature) and examining applications using patent law set out in either the Australian Patents Act or PCT and also writing examination reports to applicants/attorneys.
I am training to work as a Patent Examiner which means that I examine submitted patents to check if they are new and inventive. My day-to-day responsibilities include managing my case load, communicating with my work place coach (as I am still in training) and attending training run by the training centre.
Examining patent applications and determining if the application is for a novel and inventive patentable invention.
My role is examining patents and deciding if they are novel and inventive. I read through the patent specifications and where appropriate search to see if anything similar exists in the world. I then write up a report on my decision and reasoning, and subsequently reply to feedback from the Patent Attorneys on my report(s) as required to finally grant the patent.
Examining patents and working out if they're legally compliant.
Patent examination - in training. Day to day responsibilities are learning the art of patent examination.
I work with understanding challenging chemical/legal concepts. My day-to-day responsibilities include meeting production targets and assisting others with difficult concepts.
I examine patents related to electronics and telecommunication technology every day.
Patent examination and learning.
Extensive training program, involving classes, assignments and current case work.
Day-to-day responsibilities mostly include working on cases, which means reading the patent application, searching for similar patents and composing reports for the patent applicant.
I examine new applications related to inventions and innovations around the field of medical devices.