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  • Patent Specialist – Electrical / Computer


    Patent Specialist – Electrical / Computer

    Staring salary range: $50-60k / year

    Seeking an electronics or computer engineering graduate to do patent work. No experience in patent law required- we will train you.


    Can you ask the right questions to get inventors talking about the technical differences of their systems rather than the business advantages? Are you able to take informal verbal description and turn it into specific, detailed, and accurate written documentation? Are you methodical, details focused, and hard working to produce measurable results? Do you take pride in creating and building value?


    If you answered yes to the above questions, we’d love to talk to you. ATMAC is a boutique patent firm focused on helping high-tech companies protect their useful inventions. This is a superb opportunity with unlimited growth potential for the right person.


    Responsibilities include:

    • Drafting new Canadian, United States and PCT patent applications
    • Preparing responses to Office action rejections
    • Reviewing all types of patent related correspondence and forms
    • Researching prior art and preparing validity and infringement opinions
    • Meeting deadlines and maintaining patent files
    • Building and maintaining long term client relationships
    • Improving and documenting firm’s internal work flow and processes


    Minimum qualifications:

    • Degree/Diploma in electrical, computer 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
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Work ethic and personal drive to do what it takes to exceed expectations


    Preferred additional qualifications:

    • Patent Agent registration at both CIPO and the USPTO
    • Technical work experience prior to entering field of intellectual property



    Andrew MacMillan