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Patent Agent / Lawyer: Electrical/Computer/Physics - Calgary

Calgary, AB, Canada Req #219
Thursday, March 7, 2019
Smart & Biggar has been at the forefront of IP and technology law for over 100 years.  We practice in every area of IP on behalf of an exceptional international clientele, and we are consistently ranked as Canada’s leading IP firm.  We are committed to hiring people with different backgrounds and experience, who represent the best talent in their field.

Our growing Calgary office is looking to add a Patent Agent/Lawyer to our Electrical/Computer/Physics practice group. In this role, you will work closely with world-class leaders in IP helping our team create business value by managing, protecting and leveraging our clients’ IP assets. The right candidate will find many opportunities to learn and grow within our firm. 


An ideal candidate will be a Canadian and/or United States lawyer and patent agent with 3+ years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution working with clients primarily in electronics/computer related technologies, and preferably also experience with clients in the energy industry. He/she will have a technical background in electrical or computer engineering, computer science and/or physics.  Experience with patent litigation and/or patent and technology licensing would be an asset. Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are essential.

Located in the heart of downtown, close to transit and amenities, Smart & Biggar offers a comprehensive total rewards package including: 

  • A competitive compensation structure based on transparency, clarity and fairness
  • A flexible benefits program
  • Personal days to help balance personal and professional commitments
  • Employee referral program

Smart & Biggar is a proud member of the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN), working to promote diversity and encourage a culture of inclusion in our firms and the broader legal profession. We welcome application from all qualified individuals. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Smart & Biggar is proud to have been selected as one of Canada’s 2018 Top Small and Medium Employers - Find out why!


We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Other details

  • Job Family Associates
  • Job Function Team Member
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education Bachelor’s Degree
  • Calgary, AB, Canada