IP Litigation Associate

September 2, 2020

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is seeking an Associate with two to five years of intellectual property (IP) litigation experience to join our top-ranked Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group in the Toronto office. Experience with pharmaceutical patent/life sciences litigation and a scientific background would be considered assets.

The Blakes IP Litigation team is engaged in high-profile, leading-edge litigation across a wide range of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and life sciences, social media and information technology, manufacturing, and oil and gas.

We are looking for an individual who has experience and skills in these areas and is looking for more responsibility and opportunities to develop those skills in a supportive team environment.

For more information on the Blakes IP Litigation group, please visit www.blakes.com.

All interested applicants should submit their cover letter, résumé and all post-secondary school transcripts directly to our online application portal by clicking on submit application or visit https://joinblakes.com/careers/associates/. Application deadline date is October 8, 2020.

Applications should be addressed to: Kari Abrams, Director, Legal Personnel & Professional Development, Employment Counsel.

Blakes welcomes applications from all qualified applicants. The Firm is committed to maintaining an inclusive work environment composed of people with diverse perspectives, backgrounds, identities and cultures.

The Firm provides accommodation for applicants with disabilities during the recruitment process in accordance with applicable laws. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP


Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is a leading business law firm with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Calgary, Vancouver, New York, London, Bahrain and Beijing. Serving a diverse national and international client base, our integrated office network provides clients with access to the Firm’s full spectrum of capabilities in virtually every area of business law. Whether an issue is local or multi-jurisdictional, practice-area specific or interdisciplinary, Blakes handles transactions of all sizes and levels of complexity. We also focus on building long-term relationships with clients by providing unparalleled client service and the highest standard of legal advice, always informed by the business context. More information on Blakes is available by visiting the Firm's website at www.blakes.com or by following us on Twitter @BlakesLaw.

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Size of Company

200 + people

Area of Practice


Experience Required

2+ years