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Job Examination Specialist Organization RWANDA DEVELOPMENT BOARD
Level 3.II Reports To Intellectual Property Division Manager
No. of Positions 1 Deadline 20/Sep/2017
Job Description
Conduct daily formal and substantive examination from a technical standpoint examination of filed applications for intellectual property protection of; inventions, innovations and industrial designs. Investigating each application to ascertain that the invention is described clearly and in such a way that a skilled person would be able to use it. Conduct extensive searches and collect information through earlier publications, technical literature and online databases-local and foreign to make sure that the application is novel and/or original; Manage all correspondence related to examination with applicants e.g. preparing an initial report and giving the results of the search to the applicant Processall industrial property applications received through the international andregional mecanisms. Ensure publication- both of local applications and those received through the international and regional mecanisms. Ensure implementation of the relevant Intellectual Property Treaties. Avail to users reliable and necessary information on intellectual property rights. Occasional specialized work, such as development and implementation of;intellectual property policy, information retrieval, awareness and capacity building programs, publicity and promotional strategies to develop invention and innovation sectors. Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of technological and industrial developments
Job Profile
Bachelor’s degree in Science, Engineering, Pharmacy or any other related field. At least 5 years of experience in a relevant field. Any intellectual property law coursesare an added advantage. Excellent planning and organizational skills. Strong analytical and interpretation skills.