Staff Intellectual Property Associate

Baylis Medical - Mississauga, ON (30+ days ago)

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Role Summary

We are looking for an Intellectual Property Associate to join our Intellectual Property Team who will draft and prosecute patent applications, train employees in IP-related matters, perform patent searches (patentability and non-infringement), and analyze competitor’s patents (including preliminary non-infringement and invalidity opinions).

Snapshot of Responsibilities:
Draft and prosecute patent applications in the United States and other jurisdictions worldwide
Search patents and applications to support clearance activities and competitor analysis
Maintain and develop internal frameworks to ensure good intellectual property habits and processes
Liaise with internal departments and customers for intellectual property related matters
Conduct in-house intellectual property training
Keep up-to-date with world-wide legislation and regulation
Undertake special assignments

What you bring to the team:
A Bachelors’ degree in Engineering, Science or similar and LL.B or J.D or similar
Previous experience in IP litigation and/or a strong, demonstrated interest in the field of IP litigation
Registered Canadian or US patent agent is an asset
Prior experience in patent drafting and prosecution is an asset.
Experience in medical devices is an asset.
Excellent analytical skills
Outstanding written and verbal communication skills

What we have to offer:
Smart commute options including complimentary shuttle from Kipling Station, and subsidized transit program.
Flexible working hours that complement core business hours.
One day off for volunteering, to give back to a charitable organization of your choice.
Purposeful work that drives career development, with opportunities to learn and grow by way of on-site training, workshops, and lunch and learn sessions.
Comprehensive total rewards package, including tuition reimbursement and lifestyle and health spending account.
Well-being initiatives, including onsite gym facility and fitness classes (yoga and boot camp).
Employee-friendly work environment, with opportunity to participate in employee-led clubs, organized sports teams, video games, foosball, ping pong, etc.

About Us

At Baylis Medical, everyone works with a shared purpose: to improve the lives of people around the world. Named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, we are a rapidly growing leader in the development, manufacturing and commercialization of innovative medical devices in the field of cardiology. Our focus is on providing physicians clinically-relevant tools, so that no patient goes untreated.

We are looking for talented individuals, like yourself, to join Baylis Medical and make an impact in the lives of patients. Are you ready to join us?

Baylis Medical is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Please inform us if you require any accommodations during the recruitment process

While we thank all applicants, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted.

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