In this live presentation, you'll learn the basics of patents. We'll explain what patents can protect, important considerations like the time and costs involved in getting a patent, some important criteria for patents and, of course, where to get more help.
In this live presentation, you'll learn what patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyrights are. We'll explain how these rights are used to protect a business and how they help it grow and become more competitive. We'll talk about how to identify and manage IP and explain ways to avoid some of the most common mistakes with IP.
In this live presentation, you'll learn the basics of IP commercialization. We'll explain what you should consider before commercializing your IP, the different ways to turn your IP into a revenue source, and the roles involved with commercializing IP.
In this live presentation, you'll learn the basics of protecting your IP outside Canada. We'll explain the importance of protecting your IP in countries where you plan on doing business, why you should avoid disclosing your IP before you protect it, what you should know about your target countries and the different ways you can apply for IP rights abroad.
In this live presentation, we’ll explain how IP rights can have an impact on consumers’ opinions and choices. You’ll learn the basics of industrial designs and what they can protect. We’ll talk about the importance of designs and other IP rights and their relation with consumers’ purchasing habits, and building of a brand reputation.
In this live presentation, you'll learn the basics of trademarks. We'll talk about the different types of trademarks and what they can protect. We'll explain what to include in your registration application and how avoid some of the most common mistakes when creating a trademark.
The term Intellectual property (IP) covers original ideas, designs, discoveries, inventions and creative work produced by an individual or group.