Smart & Biggar has been at the forefront of IP and technology law for over 100 years. We practice in every area of IP on behalf of an exceptional international clientele, and we are consistently ranked as Canada’s leading IP firm. We are committed to hiring people with different backgrounds and experience, who represent the best talent in their field.
We are looking to hire a Patent Agent Trainee (or recently qualified Patent Agent) to join our Ottawa Life Sciences practice group. In this role you will work closely with world-class leaders in IP helping our team create business value by managing, protecting and leveraging our clients’ IP assets. The right candidate will find many opportunities to learn and grow within our firm. This is an excellent opportunity for a new graduate interested in a career in Intellectual Property.
Recent Masters or Ph.D. degree in Life Sciences, well-trained in organic chemistry
It would be an asset, but not essential, to have:
The ideal candidate:
Located in the heart of downtown Ottawa, close to transit and amenities, Smart & Biggar offers a comprehensive total rewards package including:
If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please submit your resume electronically through our Career Portal: https://canr53.dayforcehcm.com/CandidatePortal/en-US/SmartBiggar/Posting/View/750
Smart & Biggar is a proud member of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN), working to promote diversity and encourage a culture of inclusion in our firms and the broader legal profession. We welcome application from all qualified individuals. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Smart & Biggar is proud to have been selected as a 2018 winner of the National Capital Region Top Employer Award. Read more at http://canadastop100.com/2018/smart-biggar/
We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.