Patent Coordinator

Industry
Professional Services
Legal
Location
Ontario
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Patent Coordinator

Ottawa, ON
Reference #CL-16085

 

Our client, a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East, and Asia is currently seeking a Patent Coordinator to work with their Intellectual Property team in their Ottawa office.

  

Role Description:

  • Responsible to coordinate, plan, control and lead the activities involved in maintaining the complete patent portfolio of the lawyer/patent agent to maximize efficiency and performance
  • Reviewing and approving new patent applications for filing with CIPO; preparing formal documents such as Assignments, Petitions, and the like; preparing reporting letters to clients, and scheduling and controlling workflow to meet specific deadlines
  • Attending to filing foreign patent applications, such as national applications and PCT national/regional phase entries, and including preparing supporting documents and coordinating formalities requirements of various jurisdictions
  • Coordinating files and patent portfolios, including managing large national entry and validation projects and working with lawyers, agents, assistants and other staff as required
  • Compiling and providing status reports to clients
  • Managing professionals’ daily deadlines including both Canadian and foreign applications.
  • Reviewing all billing memos and invoices for approval and signature; which may include processing foreign associate invoices
  • Monitoring docketing reports on a daily basis

Your Qualifications:

  • Law Clerk, Administrative Assistant or Legal Administrative Assistant Diploma
  • 5+ years experience in Canadian and foreign patent file management
  • Thoroughly conversant in patent procedures and formalities requirements, and be able to work independently under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Must be familiar with patent-related on-line databases and searching tools
  • Ability to deal with deadlines and prioritize workload effectively in a fast-paced environment

 

Employment Equity Statement
Our client is proud to offer equal employment opportunities.

 

To express interest in this opportunity, please click on the "Apply Now" button below.

 

For more information, please contact Chamini Loganathan, Consultant at cloganathan@kbrs.ca or Devyn Kelly, Recruitment Specialist at dkelly@kbrs.ca.

 

If you require accommodation to participate in the recruitment process, please let Chamini or Devyn know.

 

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