Junior Legal Assistant
Fuze HR - Montréal, QC

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Our client a prominent Intellectual Property Firm is looking to add a Junior Legal Assistant to their Montreal team.

Salary : $30 to $35k + benefits

Responsibilities Include:

  • Handling the opening and closing of client files.
  • Input data for correspondence forms, documents, memos and letters from dictation, handwritten notes and typed documents.
  • Prepare documents from precedents and once approved filing with CIPO, WIPO and/or USPTO
  • Drafting and preparing routine correspondence for professional approval/signature using precedents.
  • Revise documents and correspondence from detailed instructions.
  • Prepare and revise Trademark and/or Patent applications including electronic filings where applicable.
  • Ordering, downloading, searching and/or printing published patents, and/or Non-Patent Literature.
  • Ordering trademark searches with and without direction from the professional.
  • Faxing, photocopying, and scanning documents and correspondence.
  • Floating to cover legal assistant vacations and/or extended absences.
  • Act as back up to the Office Assistant when on vacation or away, and;
  • Manage daily reports; due-date report, regional report, IP report and send all necessary internal reminders
  • Other administrative duties as assigned by professionals, assistants and/or clerks.

Qualifications Include:

  • Must be bilingual in English and French.
  • Legal Assistant Diploma/ Certificate or equivalent experience is required.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in the legal field.
  • Interest in Intellectual Property Law an asset.
  • Knowledge of Patent and/or Trademark procedures and rules an asset.

All interested applicant should send his resume!

All applications are greatly appreciated, however only qualified candidates will be contacted!