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Senior Patent Counsel

Company name

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd

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Date Last Verified

May 20,2019

Valid Through

Sep 02,2019

Posted on

May 15,2019

Years of Experience

Min 3 yrs required


Plano, TX, United States

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Practice Area
Intellectual Property >> Intellectual Property - Trademark/Copyright
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Senior Patent Counsel
The candidate will do provision of comprehensive intellectual property support to US-based research and development clients, including patent review board support, patent portfolio development and management, and claim charting of Futurewei claims against relevant entities. Will work on supervision and mentoring of junior patent engineering staff from firm’s foreign offices as to patent application drafting, prosecution and practice procedures before the US Patent and Trademark Office. Rendering of comprehensive intellectual property support to various domestic Futurewei Business Units, including advising as to portfolio development strategies and rendering of legal advice to corresponding US domestic patent review boards. Critical review and management of outside counsel engaged in patent procurement activities on behalf of firm, as well as attending to oversight and training of patent engineer personnel engaged in preparation and prosecution of U.S. and foreign patent applications. Support of Chief Patent Counsel in general intellectual property activities. Analysis and communication of technical and legal issues to client groups and IP department personnel globally. Assist in the development of policies and procedures to optimize firm’s US patent portfolio and associated patent practice.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have university degree in electrical engineering or a related engineering field, and optionally a Juris Doctor (“JD”) post-graduate degree. Must have registration to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office. Strong patent prosecution background, and interest in patent procurement matter is essential. Must have excellent oral and written communications skills. Must have excellent patent legal and analytical skills, including demonstrated ability to independently formulate and draft appropriate responses to office actions, and advise clients as to various intellectual property issues. Strong technical background in Electrical Engineering, Physics and/or Computer Science; prior experience working within the telecommunications industry desirable. 3+ years of experience in patent prosecution practice. Interest, and ability to work, in multi-cultural environment is essential. Should have 3+ years of in-house and/or private law firm experience with a particular emphasis on patent portfolio development and management.

Additional info

Req #: 10655

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd
5700 Tennyson Parkway
Suite 500
Plano, TX 75024