Registered Patent Agent and Patent Agent Trainee
Blakes is one of Canada's largest full-service law firms with a dynamic, team-oriented work environment and a prestigious national and international clientele. Blakes is consistently recognized as having a leading intellectual property (IP) practice, offering clients expertise in a broad range of technical disciplines.
Our Intellectual Property group is currently seeking a Registered Patent Agent or a Patent Agent Trainee with at least three years’ experience drafting and prosecuting patent applications. The ability to draft mechanical and software related technologies is required while experience in original patent drafting and US prosecution is a significant asset. Additional experience in electrical, computer, mechanical, chemical or pharma technologies is preferable. This position is located in Blakes’ Toronto office.
The successful candidate will handle all aspects of patent prosecution, litigation and corporate transaction support, including patent drafting and examination, preparation of patentability, infringement and validity assessments, and be engaged in patent portfolio management.
For more information on the Blakes Intellectual Property group, please visit www.blakes.com.
Please submit your application, with résumé and transcripts, to the attention of Kari Abrams, Director, Legal Personnel & Professional Development, Employment Counsel, by clicking submit application.
Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment composed of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.
The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities and in respect of other protected grounds during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.