Legal Assistant – Trademark Prosecution (3125) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, a top tier law firm in the heart of Downtown Toronto, is currently seeking a bright and talented Intellectual Property assistant to work for a friendly partner. The position will assist practises in all areas of intellectual property, so someone who knows the relevant procedures, statues and legal terminology is preferred. The ideal candidate will be familiar with preparing trademark applications, filing documents and have some litigation experience. This is a fantastic firm with a beautiful office and vacations honoured. Apply today to obtain an interview!

Salary: Up to $68K


Primary Duties Include

  • Preparation and drafting correspondence for professional approval/signature using precedents
  • 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 administrative duties as required  

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years of experience working within Intellectual Property; experience with trademark prosecution is a must
  • 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 Nov 29th, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $0.00 - $68,000.00
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