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Registered Patent Agent



At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service.

Our world-renowned intellectual property group provides representation in all areas of IP law including patents, trade-marks, copyright, industrial designs, trade secrets and related intellectual property litigation. Our intellectual property professionals have been shaping IP law for decades. Not only does Gowling WLG file more trademarks and patents than any other law firm in Canada, but we're also counsel of record for more litigation cases than any other firm.

When it comes to diversity, we not only accept it — we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it. To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals.


Gowling WLG is seeking a Registered Patent Agent to join its class-leading IP team in Calgary.


The successful Patent Agent will have two or more years of post-pass experience in patent drafting and prosecution. He or she will have a technical background in life sciences, chemistry or biochemistry (graduate degree preferred). A chemical engineering background would be a strong asset. 


To apply, please submit your resume in confidence to Cristie Sutherland, Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP, 1600, 421 – 7 Avenue SW Calgary, AB  T2P 4V5,

Gowling WLG is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of race or racial group, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity. We foster an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.

While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.