Patent Agent in mechanics or related field

2024-02-14

Do you enjoy helping local and international companies protect their innovations worldwide? Would you like to join a caring employer that values the professional development of its team members? We want to meet you!

Founded in 1892, ROBIC is an internationally renowned firm of professionals with a wide range of skills including lawyers, scientists and engineers specialized in intellectual property and business law.

To continue our growth, we are looking for Registered Patent Agents to join our dynamic team. The selected candidates will have the opportunity to grow within one of the most nationally recognized firms, especially for its work in intellectual property. They will also play a key role in obtaining patents for our local and international clients.

WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO JOIN OUR TEAM?

  • To join a team of over thirty-five of Canada’s most respected Patent Agents and Patent Technical Advisors, where law, business and engineering come together.
  • Reach new challenges, while enjoying a good work-life balance.
  • Collaborate with dynamic, competent and positive people in an environment where everyone can be themselves.
  • Have the flexibility to work from home a few days a week.
  • Access to a variety of benefits: avant-garde incentive compensation system, group insurance, telemedicine system for you and your family, employee assistance program, financial support for business development, cellphone, etc.
  • Join the team of an employer focused on your professional development and in helping you create a career tailored to your needs.
  • To surpass yourself and develop your knowledge, in an environment that encourages continuous learning.
  • Work in a new, bright, completely renovated workspace that is easily accessible by public transportation and where coffee is always free.
  • To evolve in an environment where intellectual property is the core of our operations, and not an add-on service.
  • Interact with your colleagues at various social events.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Meet with inventors to discuss cutting-edge technologies;
  • Ensuring the preparation, drafting and prosecution of patent applications in Canada and around the world;
  • Prepare patentability, infringement, validity and freedom to manufacture opinions;
  • Use knowledge on a daily basis in a creative and innovative business environment within a legal framework;
  • Meet tight deadlines and manage time effectively;
  • Communicate with clients to meet their requests.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Be a Canadian patent agent registered with CPATA or in the process of becoming one with a minimum of two (2) years of experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, chemical, process, materials, physical, aerospace engineering or a related field (a master’s degree or Ph.D. will be considered an asset).

COMPETENCIES

  • Business acumen
  • Professionalism
  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Autonomy, initiative and resourcefulness
  • Ability to see the big picture
  • Team spirit

OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

Our firm is a proud member of the Legal Leaders for Diversity and Inclusion (LLD) network. By being part of this network, we confirm our commitment to offering all our team members an inclusive work environment that values diversity, equity and inclusion, and in which everyone feels welcome and can develop to their full potential. We believe and adhere to the principle of employment equity. As such, we encourage all qualified candidates who represent the diversity of our communities to apply.

OUR "GREAT PLACE TO WORK" CERTIFICATION

We are proud to be “Great Place to Work” certified, thanks to our team members! This recognition illustrates our commitment to the well-being and satisfaction of our team. At ROBIC, we believe that everyone plays an essential role in maintaining a positive, caring and inclusive culture. We aim to constantly reinvent ourselves and implement best practices to ensure that our team members are happy. We warmly invite those who share our passion to join us and contribute to our ongoing success!

If you are ever curious to learn more, please feel free to send us any questions you may have to emploi@robic.com, and we will be delighted to answer them. We also invite you to submit your application via the “Submit your application” section of our website.

We thank you for your interest in joining our team and look forward to meeting you!