Patent Lawyer / Agent (Contract Role)

  • Huawei Technologies
  • Kanata, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  • Oct 30, 2017
Contract Lawyer (In House Counsel) Patent Agent

Job Description

Position Overview

Huawei Technologies Canada is undergoing an expansion in our Canada Research Centre that will see a substantial increase of the technical workforce and a significant rise in patenting activity. In support of this, Huawei Technologies Canada is looking for a patent lawyer/agent to help build and manage its patent portfolio for inventions generated at its Ottawa location.






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





  • Working closely with Huawei R&D Engineers and Patent Review Board to identify and evaluate valuable invention ideas in Telecom technical area
  • Reviewing patent applications and office action responses (in different jurisdictions including US, EP, JP, KR) drafted by outside counsel
  • Drafting patent applications and office action responses in different jurisdictions for significant patent applications
  • Managing patent portfolios and providing valuable input for business decision based on portfolio information ­
  • ­Instructing and managing outside counsel in connection with the drafting and prosecution of patent applications





Key qualifications you hold include:


  • Registered USPTO/CPO Patent Agent­
  • Five or more years’ experience preparing and prosecuting U.S., Canadian and/or international patent applications preferably in the telecommunications, semiconductor, and computer fields
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or related field, preferably Master’s Degree or higher
  • Strong written and oral communications skills

Practice Area(s)

Patent Law