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Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP)

Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA) - Job Posting

Patent Clerk

August 2021 - Prima IP is seeking an intellectual property clerk who specializes in handling patent and industrial design matters.

:: Company Name: Prima IP (

:: Address(es): Peterborough Office: 171A Rink Street-Suite 277, Peterborough, Ontario CANADA K9J 2J6 | Telephone: 705-775-4448 | Facsimile: 888-409-2507 | Toronto Office: 401 Bay Street-Suite 1600, Toronto, Ontario CANADA M5H 2Y4 | Telephone: 416-720-0479 | Facsimile: 888-409-2507

:: Title of the Position: Patent clerk

:: Wage: $35.00-$40.00 per hour

:: Term of Employment: Contract, Part-time (10-20 hours per week)

:: Duties

  • Preparing and filing patent and industrial design applications, including electronic submissions, with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)

  • Preparing and filing patent applications, including electronic submissions, with the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO)

  • Managing patent and industrial design deadlines, maintaining dockets and priorities

  • Corresponding with clients, examiners, and foreign associates

  • Managing files, docketing time entries, and preparing bills

  • Completing various legal administrative duties as assigned

:: Requirements

  • Language(s): English

  • Education: Legal administrative assistant diploma, or equivalent is an asset, but not required.

  • Administrative assistant experience, including in the field of patent and industrial design prosecution, is an asset, but not required. *Post-hire training will be provided.

  • Proficiency in MS Office, Adobe Acrobat or Nuance Power PDF

  • Experience with FreshBooks and AppColl would be an asset.

  • Self-discipline to work efficiently in a remote situation

  • Excellent attention to detail and organization skills

:: Working Conditions: Work from home; flexible work hours

We invite all qualified candidates to apply, including indigenous persons, vulnerable youth, newcomers, and persons with disabilities.

Please submit your resume to:

Julie Kim ( and/or Marcelo Sarkis (

* Please indicate in your application whether you are legally authorized to work in Canada.


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