Trainee Patent Agent, Chemistry & Life Sciences (Ottawa)

Marks & Clerk - Ottawa, ON (4 months ago)

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We are currently seeking a Trainee Patent Agent for the Chemistry & Life Sciences team in our Ottawa office.

The trainee will be actively involved in identification of inventions and drafting, filing and prosecution of patent applications in Canada as well as directing prosecution of patent applications in various jurisdictions worldwide.

They will receive assistance and support from the firm’s Canadian Partners to ensure successful integration into the firm. Extensive local support is also available from highly capable clerical and administrative employees, together with the use of a bespoke case management system.

Your focus will be split between on-the-job learning, developing the technical, legal and client-care skills to become a competent Patent Agent, and formal study to achieve the necessary qualifications.