Patent & Trademark Lawyer/Agent – Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Focus
Ridout & Maybee LLP is one of the oldest IP law firms in Canada and is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s leading IP law firms. With over 35 lawyers and patent agents with offices in Toronto, Ottawa and Burlington, we are reputed for providing exceptional work quality, balanced with a business-oriented approach, to optimize our client’s IP assets. Our clients range from some of Canada’s largest businesses and SME’s, to educational institutions, start-ups, and early stage companies. As well, we function as Canadian patent counsel for many significant foreign companies. On average, we file over 3000 Canadian patent applications per year.
We are currently recruiting for a lawyer to join our Ottawa office.
The ideal candidate will have a degree in either mechanical or electrical engineering, be qualified as a Patent and Trademark Agent and have four to six years experience in patent drafting, patent and trademark prosecution and related fields. Experience in litigation would be considered an asset.
The position will involve working with leading innovators and providing advice on intellectual property strategies, preparing and prosecuting patent applications, and providing opinions on a variety of IP matters.
Our unique culture fosters a team-based environment that enables us to be truly client-focused. This culture also engenders commitment in our experienced partners to mentor our associates, by focusing on skills development, encouraging client interactions, and involving associates in business development, with a view to growing our associate complement to be the future leaders of the firm.
The position has competitive compensation and benefits, including continuing education.
How to apply
Applicants who are eligible to work in Canada are asked to forward their resume and cover letter clearly demonstrating they meet the minimum qualifications for this role, to email@example.com. We thank all applicants in advance but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.