Patent Litigation Counsel – Small Corporation – Kitchener, Ontario

Reporting to the General Counsel, the Patent Litigation Counsel will assist with the day-to-day management of patent litigation, currently pending in 4 jurisdictions (U.S. District Court (2); ITC; Canadian Federal Court), and the US Patent & Trademark Office.

This is a significant opportunity for a junior to mid level lawyer to have real-life, hands-on experience with substantial litigation. Further information on the actions may be found at The position will begin as a contract position (minimum 1 year, maximum 2), but may develop into full-time employment for the right candidate.

Main Duties:
• Coordinate legal research with Canadian & US outside counsel
• Review filings
• Assist in obtaining information for litigation
• Assist with reexamination filings
• Assist with drafting discovery responses
• Assist with developing overall strategy

Work Experience Recommendations:
• Minimum of 2 years experience in patent litigation and/or patent prosecution
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Cross border experience helpful, but not required
• Licensed to practice in the United States or Canada
• USPTO registration helpful, but not required
• NAFTA eligibility (US/Canadian/Mexican citizen)

Education Recommendations:
• Law degree from nationally-recognized, ABA-accredited school
• Excellent academic credentials; journal experience preferred
• Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in technology-related field

This is your opportunity to make a big impact in the area of next-generation eLearning applications! Candidates that have the combination of skills and abilities as outlined are invited to submit their qualifications in confidence today.

Please apply online at

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest. To make the best use of your time and ours, only those applicants whose profiles closely match our requirements will be contacted directly.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Small Corporation
Job Location: Kitchener, Ontario