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Sr. IP Counsel

Ottawa, Ontario53feu

Job description

Our team has an immediate permanent opening for a Sr. IP Counsel.


  • 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 skill development opportunities

Job requirements

What you'll bring to the team:

  • Registered USPTO/CIPO Patent Agent (member in good standing with applicable provincial/territorial Law Society will be considered an asset)
  • 4 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