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Emily Bell
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Professional Summary

Friendly and enthusiastic Patent Examiner with seven years of specialization in Software related patent examination. Able to learn new tasks quickly and proficient in growing key technology. Represent establishment with friendly, professional demeanor at all times.

  • Active Learning
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Systems Analysis
  • Troubleshooting
  • Programming
Patent Examiner Mar 2007Present USPTO Alexandria, VA

* Review patent applications for compliance with all laws and regulations.

* Examine applicant's detailed drawings as represented as electrical schematics, 3-dimensional mechanical models, and chemical manufacturing processes.

* Efficiently digest large volumes of scientific information, in order to make timely decisions regarding patentability of an application.

* Conduct a substantive examination, including a detailed examination of the description and the claims of each application.

* Make recommendations to applicants and businesses regarding patent applications and patent content.

* Prepare Office Actions that clearly evaluate and explain problems within an applicant's patent application.

* Use specialized knowledge and technical research to evaluate claimed inventions.

* Investigate 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.

* Analyze disclosures and claims for compliance with 35 USC 101,102,103 and 112 laws.

* Formulate rejections under 35 USC 102 and 103 with supporting rationale, or determining how claim(s) distinguish over the prior art.

* Search through earlier publications, technical literature and online databases of UK and foreign patent specifications to make sure those applications are novel.

* Determining whether claimed invention is operable / useful as disclosed.

* Prepare initial reports and give the results of the search to the applicant or, more usually, a patent attorney, who then decides whether to proceed to the second stage of the application or abandon the application.

* Discuss and negotiate with the applicant and patent attorney to resolve any matters raised in the final report.

* Maintain up-to-date knowledge of developments through study and visits to laboratories, factories, exhibitions and seminars.

* Examine legal matters affecting acceptability and entitlement to the monopoly claimed by the applicant.

* Review and research policies and procedures in order to process cases accurately and provide recommendations to Program Analyst.

* Present cases to attorney's and fellow staff members at hearing, before the principal examiner.

* Publish allowed application as well as prior art search results.

* Utilize various online databases to examine each application.

* Search related technologies and evaluate inventions with same designs/concepts that have been issued on prior patents.

Computer Programmer May 2002Mar 2007 CIBER INC., Mclean, VA
  • Modify existing software to correct errors, allow it to adapt to new hardware, or to improve its performance.
  • Develop and testing and validation procedures, programming, and documentation.
  • Confer with systems analysts, engineers, programmers and others to design system and to obtain information on project limitations and capabilities, performance requirements and interfaces.
  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints.
  • Store, retrieve, and manipulate data for analysis of system capabilities and requirements.
  • Train users to use new or modified equipment.
Bachelor of Science : Computer Science Dec 2005 George Mason University Fairfax, VA
Masters of Science Candidate : Counseling Jun 2001 Loyola University Baltimore, MD
Bachelor of Arts : English Literature Jul 1989 Addis Ababa University Addis Ababa, ET
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Previous Job Positions:

  • Patent Examiner
  • Computer Programmer


  • George Mason University
  • Loyola University
  • Addis Ababa University

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Science
  • Masters of Science Candidate
  • Bachelor of Arts

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