Stratford Managers is seeking an experienced project manager with Intellectual Property (IP) and business development experience to join our rapidly expanding Intellectual Property management Practice.
At Stratford, we differentiate our services by focusing on providing our clients with innovative solutions that are tailored to their unique needs and business environment. Our goal is to work as a true partner such that our client's success feels like our success. We help organizations grow, improve and transform!
This position reports to the IP Operations practice leader at Stratford Managers. The position is located in Montréal.
You will mainly be focused on the following client-facing activities:
Business development to source new clients.
Drafting patent applications
Handling patent prosecution
Proactive support to client to ensure IP strategy is implemented and processes are being followed.
Develop business for all Stratford practices and joint opportunities
Interfacing with clients to generate/filter invention disclosures
Contributing to work products required for patent litigation
Other tasks/projects as assigned by the practice lead or your clients
You will be responsible for several virtual IP manager roles (leading some of these) or project-based roles with different clients covering a variety of industries and technologies.
Desired Skills and Experience
Have an undergraduate degree and/or experience in engineering
Patent agent or patent lawyer qualification with at least 2-year experience in drafting and prosecution.
Highly organized, self-motivated, versatile and efficient
Proficient at multitasking
Proactive and strategic thinking
Strong written and oral communication skills
Adaptable to a variety of duties
Independent, capable of self-directing your work
If you are a high energy, ambitious, and talented individual who meets these criteria we would love to have you join our team of like-minded professionals. You will be part of a fun work environment where we achieve great satisfaction through helping our clients grow their businesses.