Legal Assistant- Intellectual Property Contract (2787) Full Time Contract

Job Description

Are you ready to play with the high rollers?  It’s time to put that great experience towards a fantastic opportunity! Our Client, a corporate conglomerate is in need of a bright and talented Intellectual Property Legal Assistant to work in their downtown Toronto office on a yearlong contract. The ideal candidate is someone who knows the relevant procedures, statutes and legal terminology, familiar with preparing Intellectual Property applications and docketing systems. If you have at 2+ years of Patents and Trademark experience, and have a bright personality, then don’t miss out on this opportunity to work for one of the biggest names in the industry! Fabulous firm, stunning offices, vacations honoured! Apply today to obtain an interview.  

Salary: Up to $50K  

Primary Duties Include

  • Prepare IP Litigation documents according to general instructions
  • Preparation and drafting of correspondence and legal documents
  • Attending to online filing and prosecution of trade mark applications
  • Ordering trademark searches and file histories
  • Reviewing pre-bills and supervising the issuance and delivery of bills
  • Opening and closing files
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Faxing, photocopying, scanning
  • Other general duties as required
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in Intellectual Property law
  • Federal Court experience a must
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while paying attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and client service skills
  • Confident and dependable, with strong initiative and ability to work both independently and in a team oriented atmosphere
  • Strong technical skills (including Microsoft Office)
  • Flexibility to work overtime when necessary
         To apply, please forward your resume to 

Job Overview

  • Contact Jennifer Mulligan
  • Phone 416-359-9000 ext 202
  • Email
  • Posted Mar 22nd, 2017
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
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