Independently manage the daily operation, administration and organization of a busy Patent Agent / Partner Monitor all patent due dates and follow up accordingly File responses to Office Actions Prepare forms and application filing papers for Canadian, US and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) applications Complete weekly and monthly reports for clients Process expense reports Coordinate a high volume workload with great accuracy and organization Calendar management Manage duties related to accounting and specifically accounts / billing Handle daily administrative details Produce the highest quality of work Accountable for all work assigned Take initiative Confidential
Minimum of 5 years of previous experience as an Intellectual Property Legal Assistant, preferably in the patent area Successful completion of a post-secondary education preferably in a Legal Assistant or Law Clerk program Handle time pressure situations and stress of multiple demands
Microsoft 365 suite of applications and Workshare Compare Knowledge of PATTSY is considered an asset Strong verbal and written communication Ability to problem solve Good judgement and decision making Strong interpersonal skills Organized, resourceful and detail oriented Interested candidates should apply in confidence.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this role however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted
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