Legal Assistant – Intellectual Property (2934) Full Time

Job Description

Our client, with over nine decades of experience in the downtown core has grown to become a reputable mid-sized business law firm with a diverse client base. They are currently seeking an Intellectual Property Legal Assistant with a minimum of 2 years’ experience. This candidate should be able to hit the ground running with confidence. This extremely busy group of lawyers needs a reliable Intellectual Property Legal Assistant with exceptional skills, personality and confidence. Beautiful offices in a prestigious law firm awaits you. Forward your resume today to be considered.

Salary: $55K+

Primary Duties Include

  • Monitoring day-to-day operations lawyer’s practice while ensuring all deadlines are met
  • Docket editing and processing accounts
  • Conducting searches in office databases
  • Managing offices and foreign associate correspondences
  • Responding to clients, CIPO and other parties
  • Receiving, recording and managing CIPO mail
  • Preparation of accounts
  • Maintain extensive filing system and databases
  • Other general duties as required

Required Experience/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum 2 years of Intellectual Property (Patent and Trademark ) experience
  • Knowledge of CIPO patent and trademark procedures and rules
  • Experience managing and maintaining IP docketing system (preferably PATTSY)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) including the ability to deal directly with clients and all levels of staff
  • Excellent time management and prioritization skills
  • Detail-oriented with strong proofreading skills
  • Highly organized and proactive
  • Highly proficient in MS Office and ability to learn new software and technology quickly

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 Jul 31st, 2017
  • Location Downtown Toronto
  • Salary $55,000.00 - $60,000.00
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