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Trademark Lawyer/Agent

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Job Description

Ottawa, Ontario
Smart & Biggar
55 Metcalfe Street
trademark agent, lawyer
permanent, full-time

Smart & Biggar is seeking a Trademark Lawyer who is also a registered Trademark Agent to join our Ottawa Trademark practice group. In this role, you will work closely with world-class leaders in IP whose experience and expertise are used to provide clients with sophisticated and practical advice in all areas of trademark practice. As a member of the highly sought-after Smart & Biggar team, you will have the opportunity to provide advice and service to the owners of some of the world’s most valuable brands. We are confident the right candidate will find many opportunities to learn and grow within our Firm.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Registered Canadian Trademark Agent
  • Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
  • Legally entitled to practice law in Canada and a member in good standing with a provincial bar, preferably in Ontario
  • Minimum 3 years of trademark prosecution experience
  • Specialist in trademark prosecution and experience in contentious trademark matters
  • IP litigation experience is not required but is considered an asset
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have an established professional network in the Ottawa marketplace 


Smart & Biggar offers a comprehensive total rewards package including:

  • A competitive compensation structure based on transparency, clarity and fairness
  • A flexible benefits program
  • Personal days to help balance personal and professional commitments
  • Employee referral program.


If you are interested in applying to this opportunity, please submit your resume electronically through our Career Portal.

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.

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