Marks & Clerk is one of the world’s leading intellectual firms (IP), with our first Canadian office being established in 1921. With a qualified team of experienced patent and trademark associates, we offer a full spectrum of technical expertise on all aspects of intellectual property matters – patents, trademarks, designs, and copyright. This includes obtaining protection worldwide, portfolio management, strategic advice, commercial advice, licensing, enforcement, due diligence, litigation, and IP valuation.
Through a global network of 18 offices in Canada, the UK (across eight locations), Europe and Asia and long-established relationships with other trusted IP firms worldwide, we have the unique ability to secure IP protection for clients looking to safeguard their innovations in multiple jurisdictions. Our clients come from a diverse range of industries and include start-ups, small and medium sized businesses and large multi-national corporations who have long trusted us to deliver high quality, seamless and cost-effective services both locally and globally.
We are looking to add additional talent to join our Toronto office. The Trademark Associate will have an in-depth understanding of trademark law and principals.
You will support all trademark related needs of a significant portfolio of high-profile clients throughout the world in a wide variety of industries and provide support on enforcement matters.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a young associate to gain significant IP experience working in conjunction with elite attorneys on sophisticated and cutting-edge matters.
Minimum of two to four years of experience specializing in trademark clearance and prosecution and preparing related agreements.
Experience with enforcement matters, such as oppositions, cancellations, and infringement actions, would be an asset.
• Experience working in an electronic environment.
• Outstanding communication and organization skills.
• Excellent research and writing skills, both technical and legal.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Professional, highly responsive, and positive work attitude is critical.
• Recognized law degree.
• Licensed to practice before the Federal Court of Canada and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.
• Trademark Agent designation an asset.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your resume to HR@marks-clerk.ca.
Marks & Clerk is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
No agencies please.