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Paralegal, Intellectual Property

October 6 2017
Industries Legal
Categories IP - Patents - Trademarks
Montreal, QC

Join the ranks of Stikeman Elliott, one of the most distinguished and respected corporate law firms in Greater Montréal. The firm has been named one of the best employers in Canada every year since 2009.

Our Paralegal Services currently have an opening for a Paralegal, Intellectual Proprety.

Job Purpose

The incumbent will support the Intellectual Property (IP) team with key responsibilities as described below. The paralegal will report to the Director, Linguistic and Paralegal Services.

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft documents from standard precedents (e.g. reminder letters, filing reporting letters, office action letters & annuities);
  • Process correspondence and docket deadlines in IP Docketing system;
  • Monitor deadlines and correspond with clients regarding those deadlines;
  • Review files and identify which documents/actions are outstanding;
  • Assist with the preparation of Canadian patent and trademark applications;
  • Assist with the preparation and finalize CIPO submissions;
  • Conduct Ownership and status searches on CIPO and foreign Intellectual Property Offices databases.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • College diploma in paralegal technology or equivalent;
  • At least 2 years of experience in a similar position.

Qualifications

  • Bilingualism in French and English is required (oral and written);
  • Knowledge of CIPO;
  • Ability to work independently, good judgment, organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Professionalism, integrity and discretion;
  • Ability to manage many files simultaneously;
  • Capacity to work under pressure and in a fast pace environment.

If you wish to apply, please send your resumé to: ***********@********.com

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