Patent Counsel – Other – Houston, Texas

A publicly-traded Houston-based company is expanding its legal department to include a Patent Counsel or Senior Patent Counsel. With an international reach, our client develops and builds technology-based solutions for the energy industry. This position comprises 2/3 patent prosecution and 1/3 IP portfolio management, including policy setting, IP litigation management, IP due diligence in M&A transactions, and licensing. Interested candidates should have 4-6 years' well-rounded intellectual property experience, with an emphasis on preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications. Prior in-house experience strongly preferred. A mechanical engineering degree and/or energy industry experience would be ideal. This is a uniquely broad position with strong strategic influence and great upward potential. (No relocation benefits, so local candidates are preferred.)

Pye Legal Group is a boutique search firm that specializes in placing legal professionals with leading companies and law firms. With offices in Houston and Dallas, we have a team of 12 experienced recruiters who work collaboratively to produce the best results.

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Additional Info:
Employer Type: Other
Job Location: Houston, Texas