We are a boutique IP law firm in Ottawa looking to add an energetic trademark agent trainee to our team. The successful candidate will assist with the preparation and prosecution of trademark applications, as well as trademark portfolio management, while working towards becoming a Canadian trademark agent. Prior experience in the field of IP preferred.
Job Type: Full time
Education: University Undergraduate Degree (Required)
Location: Ottawa, ON
Excellent writing and analytical skills;
Strong attention to detail;
Either 2+ years relevant work experience, or a demonstrated interest in trademark law;
Ability to work independently and problem solve;
A high degree of proficiency in Word and Excel; and
Proficiency in Quick Books.
Processing correspondence from CIPO;
Docketing and managing deadlines;
Conducting, ordering and reviewing trademark searches;
Preparing new and revised trademark applications;
Reporting and drafting responses to Examiners’ Reports;
Preparing reporting letters;
Preparing Statements of Opposition, Counterstatements and related materials;
Drafting assignments and settlement agreements;
Preparation of status reports; and
Preparation of invoices.
Only candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.