About the firm
Millman IP Inc. is an IP firm established in 2008, and has a continually growing client base. Our firm practices directly before CIPO and the USPTO, and prosecutes patents, trademarks, and designs in other jurisdictions through foreign associates. We have clients ranging from startups to multinational companies.
Most of us at the firm have over 15 years of experience in IP, and our patent professionals have direct experience in industry prior to their careers in IP.
Our firm culture can be summed up as informal and open, but with an emphasis on producing very high quality work for our clients. We genuinely take a team approach to our client work; our professionals often collaborate to ensure that our clients receive the best possible work product.
Our office is located in downtown Toronto.
We are interested in a mechanical patent agent or trainee to join and grow with our firm. You will draft and prosecute patents for mechanical, electro-mechanical, and automotive technologies in Canada, the U.S., and in other countries, including Europe, China, Korea, Australia, and Japan. You will also prosecute Canadian patent and design applications for foreign associates. A variety of patentability, infringement, and validity analysis will also constitute part of your work. You are motivated and value being part of a team, and would like to develop your skills and your practice as the firm grows.
You must have a mechanical (or similar) engineering background, and preferably have at least 3 years of patent experience and at least some U.S. prosecution experience. You should have strong drafting, prosecution, and interpersonal skills, and should be comfortable with direct client interaction.
Preferably, you have practiced as an engineer prior to entering the patent field.