Legal Assistant – Intellectual Property (Contract) (3226) Full Time Contract

Job Description

An opportunity open for Legal Assistants in the East or West coast! Our client, a national full-service law firm is looking for a bright and talented Intellectual Property Legal Assistant to work in their Toronto or Vancouver office. This is a 13-month contract position that will require a candidate to come with at least 3 years’ experience in Intellectual Property with solid Patent & Trademark experience. If you 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. Forward your resume today!  


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 administrative duties as required
Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of Intellectual Property experience within a law firm
  • Solid patent experience is required
  • Strong technical skills (including PATTSY or other IP Management software) 
  • 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

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager - Legal Support at

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted Jan 31st, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $60,000.00 - $60,000.00
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