We help people protect intellectual property
The Intellectual Property Office of New Zealand grants patents and registers designs and trade marks in New Zealand. The role of the patents team is to help people and businesses protect their inventions. Patents are granted to stop others from making, using, or selling a new invention. We operate from a central location on Lambton Quay in Wellington close to buses, trains, and good food.
A patent examiners job is diverse and interesting
If you have an interest in the latest technology, you should consider a career as a patent examiner. We are looking for people to join our Electrical/ ICT team as associate patent examiners.
An associate patent examiner is the first step towards becoming a patent examiner. We will provide you with comprehensive training to start you in your new career.
In your work you will assess patent applications covering the latest technology. During your assessment you will carry out database searches and technical literature reviews. You will report on whether the invention in a patent application is new and inventive.
In the Electrical/ ICT team you will be at the forefront of electrical and telecommunications technology. The patent applications you assess will varied and diverse. They will cover an expansive range of electrical, electronic, and telecommunications fields.
We are looking for people trained in electrical and ICT technology
You would be a great candidate if you:
Other things we would be interested in are:
Benefits of working at IPONZ
Here’s what you need to apply
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To find out more about this position and how to join MBIE, please refer to the attached Role Description or contact email@example.com.
Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident. To apply for this position, please click the ‘Apply Now’ button. This will allow you to register your details and submit your application for this vacancy.
Your application must include a Cover Letter, CV and Transcript (official or unofficial).
Applications close 5pm, 17th of February 2020