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IP Attaché



Date Posted:

July 27, 2022



Type of Position


Education Requirement


Experience Requirement

6-10 Years

How to Apply/Contact

Applicants applying under this announcement are required to complete and submit an on-line application through the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) application system, USAJOBS at website The information you provide and your resume will become part of your application and will automatically be transferred to the Department of Commerce's application system when you apply on-line. Information you provide is general information that must be completed by all applicants. There are several parts of the application process that will affect your overall evaluation: Your on-line resume; Your responses to the vacancy questions; and Your supporting documentation. Your complete application, including required documents, must be received on-line by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (ET) on the closing date of this announcement. If you encounter technical difficulties during the application process please call 1-866-656-6831 Monday through Friday, 7:00AM to 7:00PM ET (excluding Federal holidays)

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“The United States Patent and Trademark Office, in partnership with the International Trade Administration, as posted a vacancy announcement for an IP attaché position.  The person selected for the position will be located in the U.S. Embassy in Johannesburg, South Africa. This high-profile diplomatic position requires a law degree and IP expertise.  The announcement is open through Monday, August 8.

Please visit the IP attaché webpage for more information on the IP Attaché Program.”


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