Patent Lawyer & Agent

  • Huawei Technologies Ltd.
  • Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Apr 26, 2018
Engineering Marketing R&D Telecommunications Semiconductor

Job Description

Huawei Technologies Canada is undergoing an expansion in our Canada Research Centre that focuses on innovative and leading-edge research in advanced communications technologies, including 5G technology. There will be a substantial increase of the technical workforce and a significant rise in patenting activity. Huawei Technologies Canada is therefore looking for a patent agent/patent lawyer to help build and manage its patent portfolio for inventions generated at its Ottawa location.

Key Responsibilities
The successful candidate needs to be a self-starter, capable of:

  • ­Working closely with R&D engineers in Huawei’s invention disclosure review process to identify valuable inventions for patent applications in telecom technical area

  • Analyzing pending patent applications to determine their value to Huawei and to formulate a global filing strategy

  • Reviewing patent applications and office action responses (in different foreign jurisdictions including US, EP, JP, KR) drafted by outside counsel

  • In house preparing patent applications and office action responses for filing in different jurisdictions for significant patent applications

  • Analyzing and managing patent portfolios, including preparation of claim charts

  • Providing support in licensing, litigation, or other matters from time to time

  • Actively engaging in training, knowledge sharing, and other career development opportunities ­

    Key Qualifications

  • Registered USPTO/CIPO Patent Agent (member in good standing with applicable provincial/territorial Law Society will be considered an asset)

  • Five or more years’ experience of preparing and prosecuting U.S., Canadian and/or international patent applications preferably in the telecommunications, semiconductor, and computer fields

  • Strong technical background with a B.S. and/or advanced degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field

  • ­Strong written and oral communications skills

  • Proactive, result-oriented, and strong motivation to excel