Examine invention disclosure forms
Coordinating the administration of EP, international and foreign patent applications and related correspondence from filing, issuance of grant and maintenance
Responsible for meeting patent formalities requirements for EP, US and international patent filings, patent nationalisations into foreign jurisdictions and other conventions
Responsible for dealing with and following up on formal notifications from patent offices or agents
Proactive maintenance and assistance of dockets and ensure that all related deadlines are met in a timely manner; monitor and update electronic docket and assigned paralegal tasks on a daily basis to ensure up-to-date dockets
Management of licences follow-up, monitoring of licences, royalty payments
Monitor licensee compliance with license agreements
Role includes patent services data input and invoice processing
Record information about technology transfer contracts into an online database
Create and manage patent and licence information in schedules and databases
Draft form letters and correspondence related to technology transfer marketing and legal matters
Track deadlines and manage progress with legal projects
Assist the Head of Knowledge and Technology Transfer with agenda, trips, and as requested
Assist management and executive staff with other special projects and functions as necessary
Paralegal Certificate / IP certification or equivalent experience, University / college education preferred
1-2 years exposure working in a global setting, of leading projects and managing its resources
At least 5 years professional experience as a patent paralegal having worked with or managed resources from law / patent firms
Very good written and spoken English; French and / or German are considered as an asset
Applications should be submitted online and include :
All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.
gn gender neutral.
Early application is highly encouraged, as the applications will be processed upon reception. Please apply ONLINE formally through the HR system.
Applications by email will not be considered.
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