Our client, a large thriving law firm located in the core of downtown Toronto, steps from Union station, is looking for an IP Legal Assistant to join its Intellectual Property team!
This is a fantastic opportunity to work with a busy partner at a highly regarded firm!
Handling administrative details with respect to accounting, filing, opening / closing files, docketing, billing, etc.
Preparing forms and application filings for Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) and national applications
Processing expense reports
Creating periodic reports for and communicating professionally with all clients
Monitoring all patent due dates and following up accordingly
Other duties as required
5+ years of relevant experience working with patents
Knowledge of PATTSY is considered an asset
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Keen attention to detail and exceptional proofreading ability
Ability to work well in a team as well as with minimum supervision when required
Ability to excel in a deadline-driven environment
Strong technical skills using MS Office
A generous compensation package and a friendly and supportive work environment are being offered!