Private Practice

IP Litigation Associates

September 15, 2020

Lenczner Slaght is widely recognized as Canada’s leading litigation firm. Focusing exclusively on litigation and advocacy, our lawyers represent a diverse range of clients from commercial disputes and class actions to cross-border matters, professional regulation, and intellectual property matters.

We are currently seeking two (2) Intellectual Property Litigation Associates qualified to practice law in Ontario:

  • 1-3 years of litigation experience (with some previous IP experience; new call applications welcome); and
  • 4-6 years of litigation experience (with demonstrated experience in litigating patent matters).


  • A demonstrated focus and desire to build a career in intellectual property litigation.
  • A life sciences background (e.g., Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Chemistry) is a strong asset.
  • Previous experience in litigating patent matters in the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries is an asset.

At Lenczner Slaght, we recognize the vital importance of intellectual property in a complex and fast-moving global marketplace. We draw upon our firm’s extensive courtroom experience as we represent clients in intellectual property matters in proceedings before all levels of Canadian courts. Lenczner Slaght lawyers have deep experience in intellectual property litigation, including patents, trade-marks, copyright, trade secrets and confidential information. Our intellectual property litigation lawyers are consistently recognized by leading publications, including Chambers & Partners, Lexpert, IAM Patent 1000, IP STARS, and LMG Life Sciences, for their industry-leading litigation experience.

Lenczner Slaght offers the opportunity to work alongside and learn from some of Canada’s most highly regarded litigators. Associates develop their advocacy skills by getting as much experience as possible in the courtroom acting for a diverse array of clients.

We welcome applications from all qualified applicants. We are committed to fostering an inclusive work environment. We recruit, support, and accommodate diverse candidates with a commitment to their retention and advancement. Should you require an accommodation in the recruitment process, please advise us.

Applications should be addressed to Natalie Zinman, Director, Legal Recruitment & Development. Applicants should electronically submit a cover letter, résumé and transcripts online HERE.

Applications are being considered as they are received.

Lenczner Slaght

Widely recognized as Canada's leading litigation practice, Lenczner Slaght has successfully represented clients' interests in some of the country's most complex and high-profile cases. Our lawyers are distinguished by their depth of courtroom experience, appearing at all levels of the courts, before tribunals, and in mediation and arbitration proceedings. We're also known for our wealth of talent: Lenczner Slaght partners, ranked among the best of their peers nationally, recruit and mentor gifted litigators who uphold the highest professional standards. From commercial disputes and class actions to professional regulation and cross-border matters, we bring expert strategy to all areas of litigation.

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Size of Company

50 - 200 people

Area of Practice

Intellectual Property

Experience Required

2+ years