August 2021 - Prima IP is seeking an intellectual property clerk who specializes in handling patent and industrial design matters.
:: Company Name: Prima IP (https://primaip.com/)
:: 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)
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
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:
* Please indicate in your application whether you are legally authorized to work in Canada.