03 Mar 2021
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Paralegal

BENOÎT & CÔTÉ offers personalized and Leading-edge services of a boutique firm with the respected and trusted security of a top tier intellectual property firm.  It offers a complete vision of the intellectual property needs of clients, be they inventors, start-ups, small and medium-sized businesses or multinational corporations.  Located in Montreal, it supplies numerous local and international clients with a wide range of services, and works with well-known and highly respected foreign associates in order to maximize IP value.

We are looking for a bilingual paralegal to join our team!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Opening, preparing and filing patent applications within Canada, the United States and international.
  • Preparing and forwarding correspondence
  • Frequent communication with clients
  • Regularly updating patent database
  • Keeping a close eye on client files and managing deadlines
  • Performing research related to patent matters
  • Other related tasks

REQUIREMENTS:

  • College degree in paralegal studies or equivalent training or experience
  • Strong computer skills, good knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Minimum one year of relevant experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (French and English)
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments in a fast-paced and changing environment
  • Ability to manage priorities in an organized manner
  • Capable of providing professional responses in a timely fashion to internal and external clients
  • Respectful, accountable and good work ethic
  • Able to work with little supervision as well as part of a team
  • Able to work under pressure

BENEFITS

Our offices are easily accessible by car and public transportation (Crémazie Metro station).  We offer group insurance, a competitive vacation plan and paid personal days.  At Benoît & Côté, we believe in working hard in a somewhat relaxed environment.  We have a gym available to all employees as well as a game room with pool table and foosball table.

Please submit your CV to rh@benoit-cote.com.

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