Private Practice

Intellectual Property Litigation Associate

November 19, 2018

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 and professional regulation. We are currently seeking an Intellectual Property Litigation Associate qualified to practice law in Ontario.

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’s lawyers have deep experience in intellectual property litigation, including patents, trade-marks, copyright, trade secrets and confidential information. Our intellectual property litigation team was recently named “Canadian Patent Contentious Firm of the Year” and “Canadian Firm to Watch” at the 2017 LMG Life Sciences Awards, in part for its industry-leading biologics litigation experience.


  1. An intellectual property specialty and experience in patent litigation
  2. 2-4 years of litigation experience
  3. A technical scientific background is an asset but not required

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

We are also known for our wealth of talent: Lenczner Slaght partners, ranked among the best of their peers nationally, lead a mentoring and development program that attracts gifted litigators who are committed to upholding the highest professional standards.

Applications should be addressed to Lesley Bell, Director, Professional Development.

Qualified candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, résumé and transcripts online HERE. Applications are being considered as they are received. Deadline: December 14th, 2018.

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