As a growing and dynamic firm, we are interested in hearing from a senior patent paralegal for our IP practice area. This position will assist lawyers and/or patent agents with a variety of legal tasks in accordance with MLT Aikins processes and guidelines. It will also work with our IP support group regarding file intake and invoicing.
- Managing patent docket including docket deadlines and maintaining the integrity of docket data
- Assisting with preparing patent filings/PCTs
- Reviewing incoming correspondence from CIPO and foreign associates, and assisting in preparing reporting letters to client
- Maintaining, organizing and updating docket system of due dates for action and follow up
- Completing general administrative tasks including file management and precedent maintenance
- Performing status checks
- Co-ordinating transfers of files and appointment of MLT Aikins as agent
- Opening files and validating data all operational programs and databases
- Processing internal transfer of files between associates’ firms
- The ideal candidate will have more than 10 years of experience in this role and will have graduated from a recognized paralegal program (equivalent combinations of training and experience will be considered)
- Knowledge of Patrix IP Helpware is an asset
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Strong communication skills (oral and written)
- Strong teamwork skills, problem solving skills and attention to detail
If this sounds like you, please submit your resumé and cover letter using the application form below.
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