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About Us

Established in early 2014, Heer Law is one of a new generation of intellectual property law firms that has been built from the ground up with a preeminent focus on the business value of intellectual property.

We specialize in representing direct clients, most of whom are in Canada and the United States, as opposed to foreign associate work. We practice in all areas of intellectual property and intellectual property litigation, including representing Canadian clients before the United States Patent and Trademark Office in patent, trademark and design patent matters.

Please see below for information about available positions.

Students

Articling

We have completed our articling student hiring for the 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 articling terms.

Law Practice Program

We are not offering any work placements for the January 2020 to April 2020 term.

Summer Law Students

We will be hiring one summer law student for the summer of 2020.

To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and academic transcripts to Christopher Heer. Preference will be given to candidates with science and engineering backgrounds and a demonstrated interest in intellectual property.

Professionals

Lawyers, Patent Agents and Trademark Agents

Patent Lawyer and/or Patent Agent

We are seeking a patent lawyer and/or patent agent with 1 to 6 years of experience in patent drafting and prosecution that includes drafting applications for computer-related technologies.

Please see the full job description here.

We will also consider a newly-called lawyer with summer and articling experience in patent law for the above position.

Patent Agent Trainees

There are no patent agent trainee positions available at this time.

Administrative

Law Firm Administrator

We are seeking a law firm administrator to manage the business functions as well as the overall administration and operations of the law firm. This position is more like that of an office manager and should not be confused with an administrative assistant position.

Please see the full job description here.

Billing Clerk

We are seeking a billing clerk to manage the firm's billing and retainer processes and accounts receviable collections.

Please see the full job description here.

Hiring Contact

Christopher Heer
Phone: 416-546-7303
Fax: 416-352-5709
Email: [email protected]