Weatherford has exclusively retained Major, Lindsey & Africa to conduct a search for an Intellectual Property Counselto be located at its Houston, TX office. Weatherford is an equal opportunity employer.
Company: As a leading wellbore and production solutions Company, Weatherford provides the equipment and services needed in drilling, evaluation, completion, production, well construction, and intervention and abandonment of oil and natural gas wells. Weatherford seeks to accelerate the digital transformation in the oil and gas industry by providing technology enabled by Industry 4.0 concepts.
Position Overview: The Intellectual Property Counsel will be part of a 3-person IP legal team and will report to the Associate General Counsel for Intellectual Property. This role will be responsible for a full range of Intellectual Property (IP) legal services
Experience: The ideal candidate will have 4-8 years of work experience in intellectual property law and will be licensed to practice before the USPTO. A background in electrical engineering is also highly desired.
Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience.
Location: Local candidates preferred.
Relocation: This is a national search.
Internal Number: 122869
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