IP Legal Assistant/Law Clerk

LRO Staffing - Ottawa, ON (30+ days ago)

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Our client is a law firm located in downtown Ottawa. They are looking for an experienced legal support professional to join their team and support a senior trademark lawyer in their IP department on a full-time, permanent basis.

Duties include but are not limited to:
Preparation of patent and trademark applications and related documents including editing and quality assurance of the documents
Coordinate deadlines for patent and trademark related matters
Monitor and assess workload to determine priorities and ensure timely completion
Maintain client files and prepare for closure and storage
Assist with other projects and support other departments as required

About You

The successful candidate will have the following:
Legal Assistant or Law Clerk diploma or suitable combination of education and intellectual property related experience
Minimum two years within an intellectual property department
Working knowledge of PATTSY WAVE software is preferred
Good working knowledge of PC desktop tools such as word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, e-mail
Good verbal and written communication skills
High accuracy rate
Strong interpersonal skills and professional presentation
Experience preparing and editing correspondence

About the Job

Salary will depend on experience.

How to Apply

Please apply by clicking the “Apply Now” button below and follow the instructions to submit your résumé. You can also apply by submitting your résumé directly to lmclachlan@lrostaffing.com. If you are already registered with us, please contact your Senior Recruiter. Please quote job 12229.

Thank you for your interest in this role. One of our Recruiters will be in touch with you if your profile meets the requirements for the role and the expectations of our clients. Please note that all candidates must be permitted to work in Canada to be considered for this opportunity.