Legal Assistant – Trademark (3465) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, one of the leading boutique intellectual property law firms is looking for a bright and talented Trademark Assistant to work in their Toronto office. The ideal candidate will be familiar with preparing trademark applications, filing documents with the federal and provincial courts and be able to maintain professional relationships with all levels of staff and clients. If you have at least 5 years of trademark experience, and a shining personality, then don’t miss out on this opportunity! Apply today to obtain an interview.

Salary: Up to $65K

Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and drafting correspondence for professional approval/signature using precedents
  • Use Anaqua and WebTMS to upload documents
  • Maintaining and updating due date lists, calendars and personal reminders of deadlines and pleadings
  • Conducting research and pulling cases from library/case catalogue
  • Preparing trademark applications
  • 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
  • Updating database with changes in client contact and address information
  • Opening and closing files
  • Maintaining daily contact with clients
  • Faxing, photocopying, scanning
  • Other duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in the trademark area
  • Legal assistant diploma plus additional courses an asset
  • Knowledge of Federal Court and Ontario Civil Procedure rules is required
  • 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)

To apply, please forward your resume to Sabrina Ungar, Manager- Legal Support at sabrina@cartelinc.com.

Job Overview

  • Contact Sabrina Ungar
  • Phone 416-359-1971
  • Email sabrina@cartelinc.com
  • Posted Sep 6th, 2018
  • Location Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $65,000.00
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