Patent Assistant

Marks & Clerk - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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We are currently seeking a Patent Assistant in our Ottawa office.

The Patent Assistant is responsible for a wide variety of legal and administrative duties, including: preparing legal documents and correspondence based on written instructions; proofreading and editing all documentation for grammar, spelling and content accuracy; handling routine communication to and from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and; assisting with general practice management.

The successful candidate should have previous experience working within a law firm as an assistant, good understanding of legal reference materials, procedures and legal filing, and a professional, positive work attitude.