Event Description

IP Talks – Session 1: Protect your intellectual property

As a result of the 2021 federal election, we’ve postponed all webinars in order to adhere to the caretaker convention. Stay tuned for the new dates, to be announced this fall.

Date and time
September 22, 2021 at 13:00 to 14:00 ( EST )
Location
Webinar
Online
General Public, Business
Seminar
Webinar
Description
English
Registration deadline September 21, 2021

Join us on September 22, 2021 at 1pm (EST) as we launch the new monthly IP Talks series brought to you by the IP Village*. In this first 1-hour webinar you will learn about the fundamentals of intellectual property (IP).

Foundation: Introduction to IP rights (CIPO - 20mins):

  • Why intellectual property is important
  • Best practise to manage intellectual property during the creation phase
  • Facts and myths about the ownership of creations and inventions
  • Common forms of IP rights, how they are typically used and defended

In practice: Protecting your IP (IPIC – 40mins):

Learn from IP professionals how IP is protected and used in practise in four different industries: software and AI, hi-tech solutions, artisan and creative works, and professional services.

For each industry, key takeaways will include:

  • Typical forms of IP rights in the industry and how these are used
  • How the IP rights are typically monetized
  • Managing risks of losing your IP

Do you have questions on the topic which you would like answered? Submit them to ic.cipoevents-evenementsopic.ic@canada.ca and we will try to answer as many as possible during the session.

Registration is mandatory—register early to reserve your spot. Registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on September 21, 2021

* The IP Village is a collaboration between the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), Export Development Canada (EDC), Global Affairs Canada – Trade Commissioner Service (GAC-TCS), the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).

Participation in this event is open to the public and free of charge.

For more information,     Email Event Support Team

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