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United States Houston: Legal Assistant- Intelluctual Property

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United States Houston: Legal Assistant- Intelluctual Property

United States Houston: Legal Assistant- Intelluctual Property

Date: Apr 17, 2018

Location: Houston, TX, US, 77032

We are looking for the right people — people who want to innovate, achieve, grow and lead. We attract and retain the best talent by investing in our employees and empowering them to develop themselves and their careers. Experience the challenges, rewards and opportunity of working for one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the global energy industry.


Key Responsibilities

  • Support in-house intellectual property attorneys and staff. 
  • Perform docketing of IP legal matters (e.g. domestic and foreign patent prosecution files), agreements, and other matters.
  • Prepare reports including reports for annuity and maintenance fee decisions, patent committee meetings, foreign filing deadlines, and other IP processes.
  • Generally assist with IP agreements (e.g. JDAs, NDAs, CAs, etc.) including proofreading, form preparation, and other assistance with agreement preparation.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree, and/or paralegal certificate, and/or equivalent experience.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of domestic and foreign patent prosecution laws; 
  • General ability to perform prior art searches and other legal research;
  • Familiarity with docketing systems, preferably IP Manager;
  • Ability to work independently with high degree of accuracy; 
  • Ability to work effectively in groups and as part of a team;
  • Ability to multi-task and to handle a high-volume work environment; 
  • Ability to mentor and train junior staff;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft® Excel®, Word, and Outlook®
  • Capability and flexibility to handle other intellectual property matters as required. 


Candidates having qualifications that exceed the minimum job requirements will receive consideration for higher level roles given (1) their experience, (2) additional job requirements, and/or (3) business needs.  Depending on education, experience, and skill level, a variety of job opportunities might be available, including Legal Assistant through Sr. Legal Assistant.


Halliburton is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



3000 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston, Texas, 77032, United States


Job Details

Requisition Number: 55092  
Experience Level: Experienced Hire 
Job Family: Support Services 
Product Service Line: Legal  
Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

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Compensation Information
Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience.


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