Job Description - Legal Associate
Application Deadline - February 22nd, 2019
Ecopia Tech Corporation is an industry-leading artificial intelligence company that specializes in extracting insight from geospatial big data. Our intelligent systems leverage groundbreaking advancements in machine learning to convert high-resolution imagery of our earth into HD Maps. These HD Maps support critical decision-making across a wide variety of industries including government, insurance, telecommunications, etc.
Ecopia Tech is seeking a passionate, self-motivated candidate to fill an exciting position in a fast paced and dynamic entrepreneurial workspace. With direction from the President, a successful candidate will be the first member of Ecopia’s legal department, helping build the division from the ground up. This opportunity will provide the incredible experience of working alongside a dynamic team with a boundless growth potential.
Ecopia is located in the beautiful MaRS Discovery District building at 101 College Street in Toronto. Come join us in our mission to create next-generation HD Maps that fuel critical decision-making around the world.
Assisting with all legal matters at Ecopia which may include IP and patent filings, customer contracts, partnership agreements, non disclosure agreements, immigration, etc.
Work with our in-house technical team to understand technical developments for the purpose of patent filings
Liaise with our external legal counsel who are subject matter experts in IP, compliance and immigration, to ensure that the needs of Ecopia are being met as we scale
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
Law degree from a recognized Canadian school
Member of the Ontario Bar (active and in good standing)
1-3 years experience at a top-tier law firm
Extensive experience with various contracts (employment agreements, NDAs, customer license agreements)
Experience with patent filings
Exceptional attention to detail
Experience drafting and negotiating contracts
Experience with startups is a plus
Please submit the following:
Ontario Bar Membership
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION
Ecopia Tech is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive working environment. We welcome applications from qualified candidates of all backgrounds regardless of age, physical ability, gender, race, religion, and sexual orientation. We will provide any requested accommodation to candidates with disabilities throughout the recruitment process.