Expa is hiring a

Patent Agent / Attorney

Vancouver, Canada

Expa is a startup studio led by the founders of Uber, StumbleUpon, Foursquare, AddThis, and Metrolyrics. After 10 years designing and building consumer services, the Expa team has identified many techniques that help create successful companies. With $150 million funding to date, the team founds new companies based on internal ideas, and occasionally collaborates with founders of early-stage companies whose missions Expa believes in. We help companies avoid common pitfalls in early-stage ventures, and actively remove roadblocks along the way, specializing in product strategy, system design, and user experience.

Expa has a strong presence in San Francisco and New York City, and has recently expanded operations to Vancouver, Canada. We are actively looking to hire the best talent to be a part of our growing team.

You can read more about Expa on our site.  The project you would be involved in is under stealth and more information will be provided at the time of interview.


We are looking for a Patent Agent / Attorney, who is familiar with tech companies and processes. Responsibilities will include exploring IP opportunity, working with the team to identify patentable tech and write / submit new patents on behalf of the company.


  • Strong familiarity with US and Canadian Patent Law and process
  • 2+ years of experience in drafting and prosecuting patent applications as a Registered patent agent
  • Ability to work independently and proactively with minimal direction
  • Strong collaborative skills


  • A competitive base salary
  • Stock options
  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • A very flexible vacation policy
  • Custom workstation designed to your needs
  • A beautiful office in downtown Vancouver and a talented team

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