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Intellectual Property Docketing Clerk

Location
Vancouver, BC
Details
Full Time
2 hours ago

Who They Are:

 Our client is a leading intellectual property law firm located in downtown Vancouver. They provide a broad range of IP services with particular focus on the preparation and filing of patent and trademark applications. Their lawyers have a variety of technical background that provides insight to helping clients define and protect their innovations.They are an innovative and passionate firm that have been raising the bar in intellectual property law for the past 44 years.

They are always on the lookout for talented individuals who are dedicated to delivering the highest quality of work and share their values and commitment to providing excellent client service.

Join Them:

They have an opening for a Docketing Clerk to join our IP Docketing Department. They are seeking candidates who can work in a fast-paced environment and enjoy displaying the ability to multitask and prioritize.

Responsibilities:

  • Read and interpret daily postal/electronic mail from patent and trademark offices as well as client communication. 
  • Ensuring appropriate deadlines and information is added to the firm’s IP management software. 
  • Maintenance of electronic files in the firm’s document management system. 
  • Managing the creation and updating of new matters, including establishment of appropriate file types, family relations between applications, and generation of relevant deadlines. 
  • Preparing reports for legal teams, updating the firm’s docket system when necessary. 
  • Management of closed files. 
  • Other related duties as required

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills including the ability to apply a client and customer centered approach.
  • Strong organization and problem solving skills.
  • Proficiency with computers and willingness and ability to become proficient in firm’s word processing, docketing, document management and related software applications.
  • Team player who has the ability to work independently.
  • Experience in a professional services environment would be an asset.

Benefits:

They offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, together with opportunities for personal and professional growth:

  • Firm paid extended health, dental, vision care, life insurance & A.D & D. benefits 
  • Disability Insurance 
  • Ten days of paid sick and personal time 
  • Employee Assistance Program 
  • Education/tuition allowance 
  • Health & Wellness Allowance 
  • RRSP Matching program 
  • Work From Home Allowance 
  • Cell/mobile phone subsidy 
  • Firm Social events
Category
Legal