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  • Supervisor patent agent – electrical / mechanical


    Posted: March 9, 2018
    Permanent, full time

    Are you a registered patent agent with at least ten years of experience in the patent industry and a desire to take your career to the next level? ATMAC is a boutique patent firm with a proven business model and an aggressive growth plan. We are looking to add a supervisor patent agent to our leadership team. You’ll be managing client relationships while providing strategic advice, and you’ll be responsible for the patent work and quality done by your team. Under you will be three patent specialists who will help you with drafting work while they prepare on their own time to sit the agent’s exams. You’ll also have an admin to help with logistics, templates, submissions, incoming correspondence, scheduling, and general client management.


    To build a team of three patent specialists working under you by the end of the sixth month of employment. Mentor and manage the team to increase the team’s collective billable work done each quarter. Ensure team collectively bills at least $250k in net service fees per quarter by the first quarter of your second year of employment.

    Responsibilities include:

    • Leadership, management, accountability for your team
    • Training and mentorship of team members
    • Client strategic advice
    • Patent work and review sign-off
    • Deadline and file management

    Minimum qualifications:

    • Patent Agent registration and at least ten years of experience in patents
    • Degree/Diploma in electrical, computer, mechanical or related discipline engineering
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Strong written and oral communication skills with the ability to structure information clearly, concisely and logically
    • Proven history of self-improvement and personal growth

    Preferred additional qualifications:

    • Patent Agent registration at both CIPO and the USPTO
    • Experience in patent litigation support roles
    • Strong technical work experience prior to entering field of intellectual property


    • Medical, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability
    • Intense, all-in start-up atmosphere


    Andrew MacMillan
    (403) 640-7737