Patent Attorney/Lawyer – Law Firm – Calgary, Canada

Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is seeking to expand the number of professionals in our Calgary office and we wish to hire an experienced patent attorney/lawyer.

Smart & Biggar is Canada’s largest firm practising exclusively in intellectual property law.  We are consistently ranked in both national and international surveys as Canada’s leading firm in all areas of Canadian intellectual property law and practice, including being selected by Managing Intellectual Property as Canada's 2014 IP Specialty Firm of the Year.  In the area of patents, our firm prepares, files and prosecutes thousands of patent applications every year and has been recognized for our expertise in patent prosecution, protection, strategy and enforcement.  We have offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal.

An ideal candidate will be a United States and/or Canadian qualified patent attorney/lawyer with 3+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution, working for local clients primarily in energy related technologies.   He/she will also have a technical background in chemistry, chemical engineering and/or electrical or computer engineering.   Experience with patent litigation and/or patent and technology licensing would be an asset.   Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are essential.

The position provides excellent potential for advancement in one of Canada’s premier intellectual property firms.

Individuals who are interested in a challenging and rewarding career in a team-oriented and supportive environment can submit a resume, along with a cover letter, in full confidence to Dawn Halliday at No recruiters/agencies please. We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Additional Info
Employer Type: Law Firm
Job Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada