Intellectual property and copyright
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Intellectual property basics
The basics of intellectual property and how to protect your brand, innovation or creation.
Intellectual property as a business tool
Developing your IP strategy, protecting your IP internationally and using competitive intelligence.
Accessing the trademarks database or registering a combination of words, sounds or designs.
Searching or applying for registration of exclusive rights for an invention, a product or a process.
Providing protection for literary, artistic, dramatic and musical creations.
Searching or applying to protect the original visual features of a product.
Integrated circuit topographies
Applying to protect electronic circuits or layout designs.
Plant breeders' rights
How plant breeders can protect new plant varieties.
Intellectual property databases
Searching for trademarks, patents, copyrights, industrial designs or other goods and services.
Services for patent and trademark agents
Guidance and services for IP agents, including how to become an authorized agent.
Commercialization and licensing opportunities
How to license innovative technologies developed by the government.
Canada's Intellectual Property Strategy
How and why the government will provide businesses with access to the best possible IP resources.
Intellectual property for federal public servants
IP services for federal public servants, including IP advice and training.
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