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Careers for Scientists in the Patenting World – Science Careers – Biotech, Pharmaceutical, Faculty, Postdoc jobs on Science Careers


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Patent examiners get to see all sorts of wonderful ideas – some crazy (but patentable) and some literally life-saving!

Patent agencies need people who are experts and generalists. Here is the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) recruitment page.

Currently, they have 3 openings for chemists for March 2012!

A couple of years ago their spotlight magazine did a story on two patent examiners, one of which was a chemist:
Profile: David Boudreau and Reid Mulligan
Vaccines and board games all in a day’s work for patent officers

Government patent agencies around the world will be very similar in their needs for chemists as well!

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