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  1. Harit Mohan

    Harit Mohan Agency Contractor

    Patent Search Expert with 7+ Years Experience

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 1

    1. Landscape Services: 1.1 Patent Landscape 1.2 Patent/ IP Watch (Monthly Updates) 1.3 Portfolio Analysis 1.4 Competitive Intelligence 1.5 Non Patent Literature (NPL) Landscapes 1.6 White Space Analysis & more… 2. Prosecution Services: 2.1 Patentability 2.2 FTO/ Clearance (National, Regional & Global) 2.3 State of Art & more… 3. Litigation Services: 3.1 Validity/ Invalidity 3.2 Infringement Analysis 3.3 Claim Charts & more… 4. Specialized Services: 4.1 Chemical structure searches (Markush, Polymers, Reactions etc.) 4.2 Biosequence searches (Nucleic Acids, Peptides & Polypeptides) 4.3 Patent drafting 4.4 Patent illustrations 4.5 Clinical Trial searches 4.6 Customized data mining & more… 5. Database Knowledge: 5.1 LexisNexis® TotalPatent®, Thomson Innovation, PatBase, MicroPatent, Questel etc. 5.2 STN Databases (DGENE, PCTGEN, USGENE, CAPLUS, MARPAT, REGISTRY etc.) 5.3 EBSCO, ProQuest, ScienceDirect, PubMed, IEEE, Scopus etc.

    Associated with: Signicent Information Solutions LLP

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Branko Cvokic

    Branko Cvokic

    Computer skills, Translation, Ubuntu linux, data entry

    Serbia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I have more than 15 years experience translating from English to Serbian. I have translated books, articles and an apps for Android and software in general. I have more than 20 years of experience in computers in general and more than 6 years experience in LINUX software. I am an Android user for more than 7 years. My English is fluent. As a person who work with clients every day, for many years, I will try, responsibly, to work in the best interest for the client.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. John Pinckney

    John Pinckney

    Lawyer

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Attorney, Pinckney Law Firm, Bluffton, South Carolina, 2011 to present. Bankruptcy and Tax practice in Bluffton, South Carolina. Filed bankruptcy cases under Chapters 7, 13 and 11 for small businesses and individuals in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Resolved Tax Controversy matters before IRS concerning Levy Releases, Offers in Compromise, Penalty Abatements, and Appeals Conferences, and discharged tax liabilities through the Bankruptcy Court.

    $55.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Simone Monti

    Simone Monti

    Translator, English to Italian, I.T.,

    Italy - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Native Italian (Tuscan) fluent in English available for translation work from English to Italian and viceversa. I have a degree from the university of Florence in law and am therefore well versed in legal matters. I also have extensive computer experience and a passion for history. My professional experience includes marketing Italian brands for sale in English speaking markets. I've traveled extensively and place high value on cultural awareness as the foundation of effective translation.My wife is American and teaches English and works as a translator and interpreter as well. We often collaborate on jobs and together offer a truly comprehensive service.

    $17.00 /hr
    9 hours
    4.88
  5. Andrews L.

    Andrews L. Agency Contractor

    Growth Hacker, Project Manager and Digital Marketer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    In the effort to find opportunities of great significance and importance to business. achieving no less than the best efficiency and consistency a professional can offer (in Information Technology industry), I make sure to deliver more than what is expected through creative and proactive work behavior. I have a variety of skills and expertise both in self-taught and experience and these are the following: 1. Business development 2. Project Management -PRINCE2 -Agile Management 3. Digital marketing / Internet marketing (and Growth hack) -Content Marketing (Tone, Expert, Authority & strategy) -Copywriting -SEO (On-page & Off page) -Social Media Marketing (facebook, twitter & Linkedin) -SEM (PPC, re-targeting) 4. Blogging 5. Article writing -AP Style -Press release / Reviews Others 1. Virtual Assistance 2. Market / Legal research 3. Network marketing 4. Wordpress development 5. Sales 6. Customer service

    Associated with: Clientele IT Solution

    $9.00 /hr
    156 hours
    4.65
  6. Melissa Lind

    Melissa Lind

    Top 25 Pharmacist Writer/Research/Editor-Medicine/Health/Lifestyle/SEO

    United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a freelance technical writer and researcher with a degree in pharmacy specializing in health, nutrition and medicine, family and parenting, women's issues, men's issues, entertainment, lifestyle and fitness, local and green topics. I am able to write in a wide range of styles from personal and informal to educational and scientific/technical. I am also skilled at SEO writing with specified keyword density and web content writing in a wide variety of topics along with rewriting targeted articles. I can do fast rewrites and article production when the source is provided and am very skilled at web research which is one of my specialties. I have a wealth of personal knowledge in many areas surrounding the health care market including personal health, nutrition, fitness, family issues and medicine and I have access to a number of scientific and medical resources and references that others may not due to my standing as a health professional. I have over 20 years’ experience as a medical, educational and clinical research professional. In addition to web content article production and reports on medical, health and nutrition topics, I am also skilled at web posting and forum/message board topics and coordination. I have been instrumental in providing secondary research and background health and business information, including SEC filing and financial information for high-level strategic business development with large pharmaceutical and other health care entities. I have designed and produced curriculum for college level allied health courses as well as scientific reports and professional presentations for large medical meetings using power point and corresponding reference and educational material. I also have experience in web-design and excellent editing skills. Having been born and educated in the United States, I am certainly a native English speaker skilled at wordsmithing using correct grammar and appropriate sentence structure.

    $83.33 /hr
    192 hours
    4.93
  7. Awais A.

    Awais A. Agency Contractor

    .Net,Java and c++ Developer,yelp, ebay and amazon scraper specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the past 3 years, I have developed scraping tools, crawlers and Mobile applications. My major specialties are : - cocos 2dx games developer -Java,Groovy, C#, ASP.Net,Android, C++ -MySQL, HTML(5)/CSS3/JavaScript/Ajax/JQuery, -Data Scrapping, Web Crawler, -ebay and amazone scraping specialist -MVC framework -LinkedIn, tweeter, Facebook, yelp, bbb.org, ebay and Amazon scraping specialist. -free/expired domain finder applications,

    Associated with: Digitech Outsourcing Solutions (DOS) Agency

    $15.00 /hr
    144 hours
    4.98
  8. Neza glace D.

    Neza glace D.

    Graphic Artist / ABAPER

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 33

    As a freelance and an experienced and learned individual I possess strong technical skills and ability to have a presentable designs and develop systems to maintain graphics and websites for users. II am also flexible working on a team and contribute efficiently. I have a strong understanding of the internet space. I am also an ABAPER.

    $3.33 /hr
    434 hours
    4.67
  9. Ashok P.

    Ashok P. Agency Contractor

    Affiliate Marketing Manager, Online Reputation, Wordpress, SEO Expert

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

    I am an Online Marketing and Technology Professional having 5+ years of experience in the area of Online Marketing (SEO, PPC, Social Media and Affiliate Marketing) and Technology (Wordpress, Joomla, CSS, HTML, PHP, ASP.NET). I can help you in doing initial feasibility of your online business, analyzing market, competitors etc. Once you make up your mind to launch an online business, I can help in setting up an online business starting with domain registration, web hosting, email configuration, security and backup. Once that is done, I can help you in developing a website which can be a blog, ecommerce website, a membership site or just an informative website like an online brochure. I am quite good at various technologies like PHP, ASP.net, CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Wordpress, Joomla, Magento, Vbulletin etc. If you already have an online business and you are looking for visitors, I can help you in getting free (Organic) and paid (Google AdWords & Microsoft AdCenter). I also can help you are looking for leads and sales and want to setup/launch/manage your affiliate program which can be CPA/CPS, I can help you in that too. I am sure that I can be a right choice if you are looking for a reliable virtual assistant. To support all my activities, I am comfortable working during CST/PST/EST Timezone. I am also comfortable working during Australian and UK Time. I have high speed internet connection (2 Mbps+ download), a PC and Laptop. I work as full time freelancer. Area of Expertise: Affiliate Marketing: >> Affiliate Program – I have hands of experience in setting up an affiliate program from scratch using independent software like Post Affiliate Pro, HasOffers, iDevAffiliate, OSIAffiliates, WP-Affiliate etc as well as various networks like Shareasale, Linkshare, CommissionJunction, AffiliateBot etc) >> Affiliate Program Promotion >> Affiliate Recruitment >> Affiliate Management Search Engine Optimization (SEO): >> Keyword Research >> SEO Analysis >> Local Optimization >> Web Analytics >> SEO Reporting >> On Page SEO strategies >> Off Page SEO strategies >> Link building (As per new guidelines according to Penguin and Panda Algorithms >> Competitor audit and link analysis >> Directory submissions and revisions >> Internal link optimization >> Online Reputation Management PPC: >> Research and strategize paid search campaign plans for our clients. >> Write detailed paid search proposals to meet client goals. >> Manage accounts to ensure all project deliverable deadlines are met. >> Facilitate the management and growth of paid search accounts and ensure that the expectations of the clients are met. >> Analyze and report on Pay per Click campaign results and present to client by documented report and presentations. >> Develop and enhance the process of paid search offerings. >> Develop and maintain understanding of marketplace dynamics and key players, and communicate to internal and external customers. >> Provide wire framing and work with external and internal creative resources to develop effective designs for all post-click landing experiences Online Reputation Management / Search Engine Reputation Management >> I can help you in getting rid of negative links/images/video from search engines Technology: >> Wordpress >> Joomla >> CSS >> PHP >> ASP / ASP.NET >> Photoshop >> Dreamweaver >> HTML

    Associated with: NoizyOyster Technologies

    $7.00 /hr
    2,023 hours
    4.46
  10. Gm M.

    Gm M. Agency Contractor

    Social Media, Digital Marketing, Web Content & Research Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 12

    I am an experienced Web Admin, Social media manager, prolific writer and blogger with background in Law, Human Resource, SEO and Social Media Content Creation and Management. I can manage your website and social media campaigns. I regularly write for HubPages and blogs on different interests. Please refer to my Odesk Test scores (above average) as proof of related skills. Added to this is my extensive experience and strength in providing the following services: - BUSINESS OPERATIONS : Manual-Writing, PowerPoint Presentation Making, Online Research, Executive Summaries, Client Background Investigation, Document Management, News Aggregation, Business Letters writing, etc. - HUMAN RESOURCE: Company Profile Writing, Brochure Creation and Design, Job Description-Writing, Resume-writing for business executives,etc. - SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT: Blog Creation and Maintenance, FaceBook FanPage Creation and Maintenance (Businesses and Communities), Twitter Management, Pinterest Management, and the use of Hootsuite in managing all these - WEB CONTENT: Quality articles for blogs on topic areas such as Health, Fashion, Fitness, Music, Entertainment, Law, Energy, Self-Development, Skydiving, Travel, Dance, Lifestyle and Food. - LEGAL: Content for Legal blogs, Case Summaries, Contract Drafting, Legal Letters, Pleadings and Legal Research, Minute-Taking, Preparation of Legal Forms such as Secretary's Certificate, and Affidavits. - PHOTOGRAPHY: High-res photos needed for your products, including Photo Editing needed for your social media content needs.

    Associated with: Fortune Online Business Solutions

    $20.00 /hr
    7 hours
    4.00