iSmile Technologies are currently seeking a Legal Intern, this position will work with our Legal department. The successful candidate will be working towards/or have a diploma/degree in the following areas such as Law, Political Science, business law and any related areas. Proficient in Microsoft Suite of products (WORD, Excel and Outlook).
We are looking for interns with excellent verbal and written communication skills to work in sync with our Legal team. Interns will receive on-the-job training and will be challenged to solve problems at a fast paced environment. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain Legal experience during the COVID-19 pandemic
Attend to the filing and/or prosecution of patent applications (Indians, Canadian and U.S.), including use of the USPTO electronic filing system.
Prepare various USPTO documents from filing to payment of issue fee.
Provide prosecution instructions to foreign associates.
Monitor and follow up with appropriate parties on due dates and bring to the attention of the responsible party.
Handle all administrative tasks for the practice such as: coordinating meeting, e-file management, opening and closing client files; billing; and maintenance of client contact information.
Other duties as assigned.
By using your professional experience, legal training, and business acumen you will review contracts, identify and communicate risks to project leadership and work with them to find practical solutions to resolve contract issues on a wide variety of projects in assigned business lines.
Qualifications and skills:
Minimum One (1) year patent assistant experience.
Legal Assistant Diploma/ Certificate or equivalent experience is an asset.
Familiarity with document management systems an asset.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite of products (WORD, Excel and Outlook).
Excellent attention to detail, time management and prioritization skills.
Strong team player that demonstrates excellent communication skills (both verbal and written) and an ability to work independently.
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About the Company:
iSmile Technologies is a global technology services company that helps businesses compete by adopting disruptive technologies such as advanced analytics, big data, cloud, databases, DevOps, and infrastructure management to advance innovation and increase agility. Focusing on building long term relationship with clients and view our self as a strategic extension to their organization by providing designing, implementing, and managing systems that directly contribute to revenue and business growth, iSmile Technologies has highly skilled technical teams works as an integrated extension of our client’s organizations to deliver solutions.