This course is brought to you by our friends at Gowling WLG. Sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation – It’s important to select the appropriate business structure for your particular business. These structures define how a business can be legally formed and operated. It’s crucial that you understand how your selected business structure will impact how your […]
This course is brought to you by our friends at Gowling WLG. Protecting your intellectual property can feel like a daunting task. Legal considerations can be complicated and difficult to navigate for newcomers. As a business owner, you should have a firm grasp on types of intellectual property and what can be protected. Once you’ve […]
There are a variety of tools a business can use to protect its intellectual property. These tools can be used individually, or in concert with each other, to ensure maximum protection of your IP. These tools are defined as, and may not be limited to, the following: In this course, we’ll touch on each of […]
Your intellectual property is vulnerable, especially at the start. It’s important to take the necessary steps in all your business functions to keep your IP safe and secure while also being forthcoming in the interests of partnership, business growth, and product development. In this course, we will cover common business functions and the considerations to […]
The development of a business typically involves a series of stages and events, and each brings with it their own set of Intellectual Property protection considerations. In this course, we will cover the standard stages that most businesses will experience as they grow and evolve. Within each stage you will find commonly expected events that […]
This course is brought to you by our friends at Bereskin & Parr. Cloud computing has grown rapidly in popularity. With advancements in artificial intelligence, businesses are turning to cloud comservices to store and manage important data and launch their products. But how do you protect your intellectual property in a world where data storage, […]
This course is brought to you by our friends at Bereskin & Parr. Patents and Trade Secrets are two tools that you can use to protect your intellectual property. However, they involve significantly different processes, resources, and levels of vulnerability. Let David Morrison of Bereskin & Parr walk you through the fundamental differences between Patents and Trade […]
This course is brought to you by our friends at Bereskin & Parr. Considering patent protection for your invention? This course explores the topics of Novelty, Disclosure and Patent Searching. Let Melanie Szweras of Bereskin & Parr take you on this deep dive into topics you need to consider as you protect your Intellectual Property.
This course is brought to you by our friends at Bereskin & Parr. Let Reshika Dhir and David Morrison of Bereskin & Parr explain the importance of public disclosure of your inventions, and what you can do to protect your intellectual property.
This course is brought to you by our friends at Bereskin & Parr. Let Reshika Dhir and David Morrison of Bereskin & Parr walk you through the building blocks of an Intellectual Property Strategy. Learn how the correct IP strategy can help your company increase it’s value and chances of success.
This course is brought to you by our friends at Bereskin & Parr. You may know about patents and their implications. However, have you ever considered whether or not your product has the freedom to operate (FTO) in the jurisdiction in which you want to sell, make or import your product? Let Reshika Dhir and […]
It’s a common misconception that trademarks are only needed for large companies. For Canadian SMEs, trademark law is a critical component of any brand development endeavor. Embracing it can help your business secure a valuable business asset, but ignoring it can expose your business to risks of infringing other entities’ existing trademark rights. Legal professionals […]