The Intellectual Property Group in the Calgary office at Parlee McLaws LLP is looking for an experienced lawyer or registered Canadian patent agent to become an instrumental part of the successful development and continued expansion the Firm’s IP Group. Our firm has been providing legal services to clients for over a century now, with a strong presence in multiple practice groups stemming from both our Edmonton and Calgary offices.

Parlee McLaws LLP’s Intellectual Property Group, one of the largest regional groups in Western Canada, is seeking an exceptional individual to be part of our firm’s legacy in Calgary and in return, will be rewarded with competitive remuneration, be an influential part of a thriving practice group and growing firm, and have the opportunity to mentor Parlee’s rising stars.

The ideal candidate possesses:

• Registered Canadian Patent Agent or Lawyer (1 – 5 years) with a Bachelor of Science or Engineering degree;
• Experience in preparing, prosecuting and/or litigating intellectual property matters;
• A commitment to the firm’s core values of honesty and integrity, excellence in legal abilities and client service, teamwork approach, leadership abilities, and effective practice management skills;
• The ability to communicate clearly and effectively, with excellent presentation skills;
• Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, coupled with sound judgement; and
• Effective leadership skills including the ability to motivate, coach, and develop associate lawyers and students.

In return, we offer:

• A formal practice group structure enabling you to maximize your talents and enhance your knowledge;
• Advanced communication, file management, and research technologies;
• Skilled, knowledgeable, and experienced paralegal and administrative support;
• A competitive compensation and bonus structure;
• Excellent benefits package and perquisites; and
• The opportunity to become part of a dynamic, collaborative and relationship-focused team.

Sound like a good fit? We look forward to hearing from you! Please send your resume via email to HRCalgary@parlee.com . Your application will be confidential. We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.