Opportunity – Patent Lawyer/Patent Agent (High Tech Focus) – Toronto

We are currently recruiting for a Patent Lawyer or Patent Agent to join our High Tech practice group in Toronto.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in electrical or computer engineering, computer science or a related field. Qualification as a lawyer is an asset but not required. 

The position will involve working with leading innovators in the emerging areas of artificial intelligence and machine learning, big data, fintech, blockchain and cryptography, augmented reality and virtual reality, autonomous vehicles, wearables and digital media.  As a member of our High Tech practice group, you will get the opportunity to meet with innovators, advise on intellectual property strategies, prepare and prosecute patent applications, and provide opinions on a variety of IP matters.

Ridout & Maybee LLP is one of the oldest intellectual property (IP) boutique law firms in Canada and is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s top IP law firms in both Canadian and international surveys of in-house counsel. Ridout & Maybee LLP has more than 30 lawyers and patent agents serving the world’s leading innovators from offices in Toronto, Ottawa and Burlington. Ridout & Maybee LLP provides competitive compensation and a supportive and collegial environment from which to learn and grow.

The position has competitive compensation and benefits, continuing education and a mentoring program.

Applicants are asked to forward their resume and cover letter clearly demonstrating their abilities for this role, to smartin@ridoutmaybee.com. We thank all applicants in advance but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Ridout & Maybee LLP welcomes applications from individuals with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Ridout & Maybee LLP is an equal opportunity employer.

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