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Junior LAA Position - Patents & Trademark Law Firm

Job ID: 6812

Level: Junior


Our client is an intellectual property boutique firm in Vancouver and has an opening for a full time, permanent Junior Legal Administrative Assistant. The successful applicant will be part of a team working with two Paralegals assisting two Partners and two Associates in their biotech practice group. Their firm is committed to facilitating both personal and professional growth and is providing a great opprotunity to develop your administrative skills while working in a collaborative team environment.

The Junior Legal Administrative Assistant will assist with all stages of patent and trademark prosecution including:

  • Reviewing and reporting correspondence
  • Communicating with direct clients and foreign associates
  • Managing deadlines, billing and general administrative duties
  • Assisting with management of patent and trademark portfolios
  • Retrieving patent and trademark recrords and information from official data bases
  • Filing patent and trademark applications
  • Assisting with preparation of amendments and responses to Office Actions and other official filings
The ideal candidate will bring with them a strong attention to detail with an ability to produce high quality work, multitask, manage multiple deadlines and work well under pressure. They are also looking for someone with excellent interpersonal and communication skills who can work independently and in a team environment to provide excellent client service. The ability to develop strong working relationships with colleagues, and a positive, can-do attitude are keys to being successful in this role.

Qualifications for this position include the following:
  • Professional legal administrative assistant certification
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong keyboarding skills with demonstrated accuracy
  • Advanced computer skills (Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer)
If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to