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Welcome to the USPTO Patent Examiner Job Fair Microsite Now Hiring! Immediate Openings!photos of people
On this site, you can check to see if you have the basic
qualifications for a Patent Examiner position and register
for an Interview Session at one of our upcoming Job Fairs.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required.
  • All positions are located in the Washington, DC
    metro area. Relocation is required!

If you are unable to attend our Job Fair, please submit
an online application through our Careers website:

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is an Equal
Opportunity Employer dedicated to building
a diverse workforce. The United States Patent and
Trademark Office will provide reasonable accommodations
to applicants with disabilities. If a reasonable
accommodation is needed for any part of the application
process, please call 1.800.786.9757, Monday - Friday
between the hours of 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. Decisions on
reasonable accommodation will be made on a
case-by-case basis.

If you have already registered and need to change or cancel
your interview, please call 800-642-5670 Monday-Friday,
8:00 am - 4:30 pm EST.