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Registered Patent Agent – Calgary Office

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Job Description

Calgary, Alberta
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
1600, 421 - 7 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 4K9
patent agent


At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service.

Our world-renowned intellectual property group provides representation in all areas of IP law including patents, trade-marks, copyright, industrial designs, trade secrets and related intellectual property litigation. Our intellectual property professionals have been shaping IP law for decades. Our team provides expert counsel and effective representation to successfully file, commercialize and enforce patents and industrial designs. Gowling WLG files more patents than any other law firm in Canada.


Gowling WLG is seeking a highly skilled and talented patent agent to join its class-leading Intellectual Property Group in Calgary.


The successful candidate will be a registered patent agent with at least one year of experience post-qualification in both patent drafting and prosecution and a have a technical background in the chemical or life sciences at the Masters or PhD level, or substantial experience in prosecuting and drafting patents in the chemical sciences.  A background in chemical engineering would be a strong asset. 


If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your resume via email to Cristie Sutherland, Director of Associate & Student Programs, at cristie.sutherland@gowlingwlg.com.  Please include the job title in the subject line.


Gowling WLG is proud to offer equal employment opportunities. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Cristie Sutherland