Legal Assistant – IP Support Clerk (3385) Full Time

Job Description

A stellar opportunity is available for an outstanding Legal Assistant with at least 3 years of Intellectual Property Litigation law experience at one of the top firms of the nation. Don’t miss your chance to take your career to new heights at one of Canada’s most prized law firms! This position could be the job of your dreams working for two IP Litigation partners. This firm has a great morale and is known for its friendly staff and social events! Stunning offices, great environment and an opportunity to expand your skills! Apply today in confidence!

$40K - $45K

Primary Duties Include

  • Opening mail and capturing deadlines/details of incoming correspondence from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) into Intellectual Property database and reporting correspondence to client
  • Ensuring daily deadlines are met, preparing package of submissions to CIPO and delivering to receiving office
  • Entering files into Intellectual Property database
  • Preparing filings and other prosecution related correspondence for submission to CIPO and reporting to client
  • Monitoring IP mailbox
  • Pulling mail and re-filing
  • Collating and distributing due date lists to professionals and assistants
  • Other duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 3+ years as a patent assistant within a law firm
  • Legal Assistant certificate/diploma plus additional courses
  • Ability to communicate effectively with firm members and clients, with the aptitude to take care of clients’ needs in a professional and courteous manner
  • Capacity to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to produce a high quality and quantity of work, occasionally under tight timelines
  • Ability to prioritize and redefine priorities when necessary
  • Knowledge of both Canadian and Foreign Patent and Trademark practices
  • Working knowledge of Inprotech would be an asset

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


Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email
  • Posted Jun 27th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $40,000.00 - $45,000.00
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