Stand out from your competitors

Learn about the competitive advantages of protecting and exploiting your intellectual property.

Make intellectual property your best business ally

Stand out from your competitors (PDF: 6.6 MB; 19 pages)



  • Intellectual property: What does it really mean?
  • The Canadian Intellectual Property Office: The essence of what we do
  • The Canadian IP system at a glance

Business Opportunities

Developing strategies for protecting and exploiting IP

Types of IP Rights

Formally protect your IP assets

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Copyright
  • Industrial designs
  • Integrated circuit topographies


  • Next steps
  • Contact us
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