Patent Law Clerk

Reference # PLC_-_06-07-19
Open Date June 7, 2019
Close Date June 28, 2019
Location Ottawa

BLG Ottawa is actively recruiting a Patent Law Clerk with a minimum 5 years experience. Right from the start, with the strength of our people and the BLG brand behind you, you will be part of a creative, multi-disciplinary team.

If you are a qualified Patent Law Clerk with drive, knowledge and experience in U.S., Foreign and PCT, come explore a new career and experience the momentum of BLG. Through our distinctive client-focused approach, you will grow your career working with market leaders in innovation here in Canada, the U.S. and internationally.

Depending on your background, you can expect to contribute to the team by:

  • Preparation, organization and collection of documents relating to Foreign, PCT and U.S. patent client files/matters
  • Monitoring due list of all Foreign, PCT and U.S. patent deadline and sending appropriate reminders
  • Reviewing, docketing and reporting official correspondence from foreign patent offices and foreign associates
  • Opening, preparing/instructing filing and reporting of Foreign, PCT International and U.S. direct patent applications
  • Interacting with USPTO and other foreign patent offices (e.g. WIPO) with respect to administrative matters and corresponding with foreign associates to facilitate ongoing prosecution of patent applications

This is an ideal position for a Clerk committed to exceeding clients’ goals and changing the future. Top professionals who wish to innovate and collaborate should apply.

A cover letter, résumé, and list of references should be sent by June 28, 2019, in confidence to:

Danielle Laflamme
Manager, Professional Recruiting
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding the important principles of our respectful workplace policies, and treating everyone with respect, regardless of position. At BLG, valuing diversity and inclusion is key to a respectful workplace.

BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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