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Patent Administrator

Ottawa, Ontariobwgkp

Job description

Our team has an immediate 12-month contract opening for a Patent Administrator.


  • Provide administrative and clerical support to the IPR Department
  • Support Huawei Canada patent review boards, includes managing disclosure and patent filings, tracking filing deadlines, data entry into Huawei’s patent database, and attending meetings for scheduling and logistics purposes
  • Be the interface with outside counsel that handles Huawei Canada patent matters, and support patent related invoice payment
  • Generate dockets and other reports from Huawei’s patent database, data entry, and task management
  • Prepare and electronic filing of documents at U.S. and Canadian Patent offices if needed

Job requirements

What you'll bring to the team:

  • At least 3+ years of experience as an Administrative Assistant, law firm or in-house legal department experience is an asset

  • Detailed familiarity with U.S. & Canadian Patent Office/ PCT filing practice and procedures is an asset
  • Strong knowledge of office procedures and practices
  • Attention to detail
  • A professional disposition and excellent communication skills
  • Proactive in identifying organizational needs, a self-starter, with a desire to work in a fast-paced environment and gain success
  • Strong computer literacy including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook and Adobe Acrobat are essential