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Intellectual Property Litigation Associate

Posted By Administration, November 27, 2017

Associate – Intellectual Property
2 - 4 Years of Experience

BLG’s Intellectual Property Group is currently recruiting an Associate with a
minimum of 2 - 4 years of relevant experience to join its team in the Ottawa

Applicants who have strong client management and teamwork skills are
sought to assume responsibility in an active and diverse intellectual property
litigation practice. The ideal candidate will be experienced in the areas of
patent litigation, including pursuant to the Patented Medicines (Notice of
Compliance) Regulations, copyright litigation and trademark litigation. The
ideal candidate also will feel comfortable working in a team environment in a
role supporting partners and other team members in respect of complex
litigation files, interlocutory motions, discoveries, and trials and settlement
discussions. The candidate must be a member of the Ontario Bar in good
standing with the Law Society of Upper Canada, and must appreciate the
importance of providing excellent and responsive legal service to clients.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop their skills and
career as part of a successful team. With BLG’s national ongoing professional
development/legal education program, the successful candidate will obtain
advanced training, mentoring and exposure to the firm’s clients while being
supported to build their own practice and expertise. This is an ideal position
for someone who can hit the ground running, is a consummate team player,
has strong analytical, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills,
takes initiative, and seeks an opportunity to be allowed to further develop
beyond their current skill level.

BLG is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We welcome
applications from diverse candidates.

If you are interested in joining our law firm, please send your cover letter,
résumé and transcripts, and list of references by December 22, 2017, in
confidence to:

Danielle Laflamme | Professional Recruiting Manager
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP | 100 Queen Street, Suite 1300 | Ottawa,
Ontario K1P 1J9
T: 613.787.3578 | Email:

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only
applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Applicants with disabilities may notify us of any accommodations needed to
support your participation in the recruitment processes.

BLG is an integrated national law firm that provides a broad range of legal
services, with more than 700 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other
professionals working in five major Canadian cities.

BLG is committed to helping our professionals reach the next level in their
careers. Our comprehensive approach to professional development has
received widespread recognition.

Everyone at BLG is required to carry out the duties of their role while upholding
the important principles of our Respectful Workplace Policy, and treating
everyone with respect, regardless of position.

* Please note that relatives of current BLG employees and Partners are not
eligible for consideration.

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