Technology Transaction Lawyer (Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver)

LaBarge Weinstein LLP
Posting Date:
May 19, 2022
Company/Firm:
LaBarge Weinstein LLP
Area of Law:
Corporate Law, Technology & Intellectual Property Law
Position Type:
Full-time, Permanent
Deadline:
Jun 30, 2022
Location:
Toronto, Ottawa
Experience:
8 years (min)

Description

Technology Transaction Lawyer (Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver)

Are you interested in working with one of Canada’s top 10 Corporate Law Boutique Firms? Do you have a passion for being actively involved in Canada’s innovative start-up community within a collaborative and collegial team? If so, we’d like to hear from you.

Why work with LW:

LaBarge Weinstein is not your typical law firm! We wanted to be different from the big firms, so we formed LW in 1997. Working at LW allows our associates to gain more diverse hands-on experience within our practice areas, while providing the opportunity to grow and develop in their area of law. We offer a competitive compensation package, flexible working hours and an unlimited vacation policy, along with a top-notch administrative support team and career development opportunities to enhance your individual practice and support individual professional growth.

Description:

In this position, you will work as part of a team of lawyers responsible for counselling the firm’s clients on various matters related to technology and commercialization of intellectual property law.

You will advise clients on matters related to the commercialization of intellectual property and technology products, including the drafting and negotiation of: software license agreements (both as distributed software and in a software-as-a-service model); distribution agreements for technology-based products (including hardware, software and combined hardware and software products); and in-bound and out-bound intellectual property licenses (including patent, trade secret and trade mark licenses).

You will also be expected to provide clients with legal support for online and social media businesses, including the provision of advice in respect to privacy and other compliance-related matters.

Finally, you will be involved in the firm’s active mergers and acquisitions practice by providing technology and intellectual property support for M&A transactions, including the conduct of due diligence and review of representations and warranties in respect to technology and intellectual property matters.

Skills and Experience

  • Candidates must have a minimum of eight years of experience working in the area of Technology and Intellectual Property Law with significant experience in M&A and [complex] commercial contracting.
  • Knowledge of and experience advising on data protection/privacy compliance is an asset.
  • Exceptional client service skills

About LaBarge Weinstein:

LaBarge Weinstein services clients across Canada from Halifax to Vancouver from offices in Ottawa, Vancouver and Toronto. The firm has a proven track record and is one of the most active firms in Canada working with technology companies at all phases, having assisted clients in billions of dollars’ worth of financings and M&A transactions.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to take the next step and join our busy and exciting practice, please forward your cover letter and resume through this posting or visit the careers section of our website at www.lwlaw.com. We thank all applicants who apply but only those invited to be interviewed will be contacted.

At LaBarge Weinstein LLP we understand the importance of inclusion, diversity and equal opportunity and we are building an environment where our employees feel included and heard. We welcome and encourage all applicants to apply and are proud to offer equal employment opportunities.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.

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