As America’s innovation agency, the U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) boosts America’s economy one invention at a time. Recognized as a top employer among veterans, the agency offers its global workforce of civilians and veterans work-life balance, flexibility, and career advancement.

The USPTO is committed to building and maintaining an engaged workforce. This includes an unwavering dedication to helping veterans who are transitioning or have recently transitioned from active duty through its highly successful Veteran Hiring Program. Since 2012, the USPTO has hired more than 800 veterans.

USPTO’s veteran employees have a proven track record of success after transitioning from the military into federal service. Veterans contribute in various areas, including science and engineering, information technology, contracts, procurement, finance, administration, project and program management, and customer support.

Stay tuned to hear from veterans who transitioned from service straight into the USPTO.