Intellectual property

Highlights

  • Whether you decide to form a professional or semi-professional band, there will always be many legal issues to consider.read more »
  • Your hard work and ingenuity has paid off, and you’ve created an exciting new invention. Now you need to protect it from copycats and thieves. You need a patent.read more »
  • Industrial designers can obtain intellectual property protections over their distinctive-looking new products by registering their designs with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.read more »

Most Recent

  • In a world where the Internet is the number one source of product marketing, domain names have become crucially important, as have the regulations and laws that deal with them.read more »
  • When you want to officially register the logo of your company then you will have to file a trademark application.read more »
  • Before one even starts to put together an application to register a trademark in Canada one should be aware that although a lot of things are allowed to be trademarked that doesn’t mean everything ...read more »
  • In Canada, a copyright arises as soon as a work comes into existence.read more »
  • Patents are great ways to ensure that nobody claims your inventions as their work but there are a lot more advantages to patents than preventing someone from copying your inventions.read more »
  • If your patent application has been approved and you have been able to register your invention with the patent office, it is now protected and you have exclusive rights to it for a maximum period of ...read more »
  • Before filing a patent application there are a few things people wanting to file a patent should do. However, it’s never a good idea to wait too long, because with patents, the rule is first come, ...read more »
  • Unlike patents, copyrights automatically arise once original work has been produced. Copyrights are valid for the entire lifetime of the creator of the work(s) and 50 years after the creator’s death.read more »
  • Many of us have heard about copyright and copyrighted material but those are not the only intellectual properties that can be protected. Other possible protected intellectual properties include ...read more »
  • Industrial designers can obtain intellectual property protections over their distinctive-looking new products by registering their designs with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.read more »