Legal Assistants - Intellectual Property

Post Date: June 26, 2013

Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada's fastest growing national business law firms, with more than 470 lawyers working in offices located in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Saskatoon, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, Markham and Montréal. We strive to offer each team member a great challenge, competitive compensation/benefits, employee perks, an emphasis on wellness plus, a positive, collegial work environment.

We are seeking Legal Assistants for full-time, permanent positions within the Intellectual Property group in our Toronto office.  The purpose of this position is to provide shared/team support to lawyers with practices focused on patents/trademarks. 

The successful candidate will possess a legal assistant Diploma from a recognized Community College or equivalent, with 3-5 years of IP experience (in both patents and trademarks), with exposure to IP software (such as IP4, PATTSY or similar). The incumbent will have excellent communication skills and the ability to organize and prioritize their own workload. The ability to work as a team member in a fast-paced environment is essential. 

This position is an excellent opportunity for someone interested in gaining additional experience in a growing IP department. 

Our ideal candidate is proactive, creative and always exploring ways to improve efficiencies and meet the needs of employees and clients.

If you are interested in this position, please forward your resume, quoting the above job title and office location, to:

Attn: Talent Management Specialist
Miller Thomson LLP
Scotia Plaza
40 King Street West, Suite 5800
P.O. Box 1011
Toronto, ON M5H 3S1
Fax: 416-595-8695

While we thank all applicants for their interest, due to the high volume of applicants we receive, we are unable to respond to queries individually and only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.

Miller Thomson LLP is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, aboriginal peoples, visible minorities and people with disabilities.