IP ASSISTANT

DWW is seeking an assistant, who is energetic, friendly and dynamic, for our busy IP Department.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work in the intellectual property (trademark and patent) area
  • Work will require familiarity with Canadian and international intellectual property procedures (training will be provided if necessary)
  • Must deal with overseas organizations
  • File and records management, both electronic and paper
  • Drafting and dispatching correspondence
  • Independent work for clients on routine payment matters

Personal Characteristics:

  • Strong desire and ability to work independently and proactively
  • Strong work ethic with a positive, can-do attitude
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a challenging fast paced environment
  • Commitment to perform responsibilities with high professional and ethical standards
  • Detail-oriented, accurate, strong attention to detail
  • Superior organization and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Flexible, dependable and open to change

 Requirements:

  • Strong organizational skills
  • 3+ years of experience working in a similar role
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimum supervision
  • Discretion (with respect to confidential information)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent command of the English language
  • Excellent grammar and communication skills – verbal and written
  • Works well with others in a team-based environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Fine hand manipulation (typing, dialing, filing); lifting up to 50 lbs.; Pushing/Stooping/Standing/Sitting; Walking.

Eligible applicants are asked to submit their application to: recruitment@dww.com

 

 

STUDENT PROGRAM AT DEETH WILLIAMS WALL LLP

Students who are eager to work in a challenging and self-motivated environment will find working at Deeth Williams Wall LLP highly rewarding. As a boutique firm, we offer students the opportunity to work on cutting-edge files normally found at the largest Toronto firms, while maintaining the intimacy and personal attention of a small firm.

We provide our students with valuable exposure to some of the most rapidly developing areas of law, including information technology, biotechnology and health care regulatory matters. Although the work focuses mainly on intellectual property and technology, we provide our law students with a wide range of legal experience. Students are involved in a variety of complex litigation and transaction files. They are also encouraged to attend continuing legal education seminars, join professional organizations and enjoy firm and professional social functions throughout the year.

 

OUR ARTICLING PROGRAM

We normally employ one or two articling students per articling term. The firm accepts applications in accordance with the Law Society of Ontario's Articling Guidelines.

2018-2019 Articling Recruitment

No articling positions are available for 2018-2019.

2019-2020 Articling Recruitment

The firm thanks all of those who applied for articling in 2019-2020.  The available positions have been filled.

 

OUR SUMMER STUDENT PROGRAM

We normally employ one or two summer students per year. The firm accepts applications in accordance with the Law Society of Ontario’s Summer Recruitment Guidelines.

2018 Summer Student Recruitment

No summer student positions are available for summer 2018.

2019 Summer Student Recruitment

We are accepting applications for 2019 summer student position(s). The application deadline is Monday, August 20, 2018 by 5:00 p.m.

Our firm will not be participating in On Campus Interviews (OCIs), but will conduct in-firm interviews during the conducted during the November 5 Interview Week.  We will be scheduling and conducting interviews in accordance with the Law Society of Ontario’s Summer Recruitment Guidelines.

Inquiries

Inquiries about the Student Program at Deeth Williams Wall LLP may be directed to:

Hung Nguyen
Student Program
Deeth Williams Wall LLP
150 York Street, Suite 400
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3S5

recruitment@dww.com

We accept applications by hand delivery, mail, viDesktop, email and fax.

For more information on Articling and Lawyer Licensing requirements in Ontario, please visit the Law Society of Ontario’s Lawyer Licensing website.