IP Litigation Lawyer – Toronto
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 17 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 dynamic team in our Toronto office.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a junior Trademark and Patent Litigation 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 patent, trademark and copyright litigation, including motion practice, and preparing related agreements.
- Fluent in English (French also an asset)
- Experience working in an electronic environment.
- Excellent legal research and writing skills.
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
- Attention to detail and effective time management skills.
- Able to work independently and as part of a team.
- Professional, highly responsive, and positive work attitude is critical.
- Recognized law degree, scientific undergraduate degree preferred.
- Lawyer in good standing with the Law Society of Ontario.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit your CV in confidence to HR@marks-clerk.ca.
Marks & Clerk Canada is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request.
Marks & Clerk Canada requires all firm members to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accordingly, an offer of employment will be conditional upon the successful candidate providing proof of full vaccination. Any exemption request will be considered on a case-by-case basis and granted only where the request meets the requirements of applicable legislation.
We have implemented a work-life balanced, hybrid arrangement for firm members to work part of the time from home and part of the time at the office.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted.
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