Job Details

Intellectual Property Administrator

Intellectual Property Administrator
Full Time
not disclosed

Zymeworks Inc.

British Columbia
Date Posted
04/03/2014 - 20:30
Closing Date
25/03/2014 - 19:30
Job Description

Zymeworks Inc. is a Canadian computational biotechnology company developing and utilizing predictive computational technology for the design of next-generation antibody-based therapeutics in the treatment of cancer, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. Zymeworks is experiencing technical success, business success, and exciting growth. You will feel good about working here. Zymeworks is looking for an extremely meticulous & accurate intellectual property administrator to complement our current team, reporting to the Patent Agent. We are looking for a graduate of the Legal Administrator Assistant Certificate course, or a person with two (2+) years of IP administrative experience.

Education & Qualifications: 
  • Legal Administrative Assistant Certificate.
  • Two (2+) years of IP administrative experience.
Duties & Responsibilities: 
  • Save and docket external and internal correspondence for patents and trademarks.
  • Review legal documents forwarded by external counsel.
  • Instruct and correspond with external counsel regarding formalities.
  • Manage internal and external correspondence and deadlines relating to formalities.
  • Maintain database, monitor all IP deadlines and co-ordinate with Patent Agent to meet deadlines.
  • Enter patent-related information from invoices into IP database.
  • Assist with the preparation of patent applications.
Skills & Competencies: 
  • Extreme attention to detail and commitment to accuracy.
  • Accurate & effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage deadlines. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Other Information: 

How To Apply:
Zymeworks is a dynamic and progressive company. Our people are passionate, engaged and extremely motivated to succeed. Our environment is relaxed and collaborative yet focused and pragmatic. To learn more about Zymeworks Inc. and our current openings, please visit our website at Compensation is on par with industry standards and commensurate with experience and includes an extended benefits plan and participation in the employee stock-option plan. To apply for this position, please email your curriculum vitae and cover letter, including available start date, in PDF format to with 1281: IP Admin in the subject line.
Due to the high volume of applicants, only those selected for interviews will be contacted. To learn more about Zymeworks Inc., please visit our website at