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Patent Agent & Lawyer

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Job Description

Toronto, Ontario
Huawei Technologies
19 Allstate Pky, Markham
22 October 2018
patent agent, lawyer

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 Markham location.


Key ResponsibilitiesThe 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



Diana Naghdalyan
613-595-1900 ext. 1716