Senior Patent Attorney

  • Mapsted Corp.
  • Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  • Jun 20, 2019
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel) Lawyer (Other) Solicitor Patent Agent

Job Description

We are an innovative Canadian technology firm that provides the world's most accurate Indoor Location Technology. We also play a mean game of volleyball!

Unlike other indoor navigation platforms, our patented, award-winning, ground-breaking core localization technology does NOT require Wi-Fi, Cellular or Bluetooth (BLE) connections… and resides in the palm of your hand! It is easily deployed in challenging sites such as high-rise buildings or conversely, those dwelling below the surface... areas previously thought of as “dead zones".

We not only provide precise turn-by-turn navigation, we also provide platforms for both real-time, targeted, location-based Marketing and never-before-seen Analytics.

Job Description:

Our growing office is seeking an experienced Senior Patent Attorney to join our team. We have 35+ patents awarded and more than 50+ patents pending currently in our portfolio. In this role, you will be responsible for managing and protecting intellectual property developed by Mapsted. The ideal candidate will be a US registered patent lawyer with 10+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Interact with inventors, identify patentable subject matter, analyze patentability issues, and draft patent applications as per best legal practices
  • Analyze Office Actions (US, CA, EP), make clear and concise recommendations for further actions, and prepare well-reasoned and organized response, conduct examiner interviews, if required
  • Conduct patent searching: assist in product development, right to use / freedom to operate (FTO) matters; and identify and evaluate potential infringement concerns
  • Drafting of intellectual property related licences, contracts, or agreements

Qualifications and Skills:

  • 10+ years of intellectual property experience
  • Experience in US and CA patent filing process
  • J.D. required, along with a degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, or a similar degree
  • License to practice before the USPTO is required
  • License to practice with CIPO is preferred
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to work independently, and eye for detail

Interested candidates should send their resume and a cover letter describing their experience in any of the relevant necessary experience.

Starting Date: Immediately

Successful candidates must have legal authorization to work in Canada on a full-time basis for any employer. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. MAPSTED CORP. is an equal opportunity employer.

Benefits: MAPSTED Pays 100% of the premiums for life, AD&D insurance, extended health coverage, Vision and Dental Coverage for the Employees. More detail about the compensation package and benefits will be discussed with the successful candidates

Practice Area(s)

ip law