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Intellectual property in the marketplace

From: Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Learn what to do when you have an idea for a new product, brand name, logo, or design to take to the market. This section will help you assess the opportunities and decide how to take your idea to the market.

Investigate if you can take your idea to the market

Investigate business opportunities and determine if you have the intellectual property (IP) rights and protection you need.

Ways to take your idea to the market

Ways to take an idea to the market by licensing, franchising, partnering with others, or selling IP.

Skills to take your idea to the market

Practical skillsets, useful for taking an idea to the market.

IP valuation

Learn about assessing the monetary value of your IP assets.

Financing and loans

Explore options for financing your IP.

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