Intellectual property can be a client’s most valuable asset and protecting it is vital. Not only will your intellectual property form an essential part of your marketing and branding, it can also be sold or licensed, forming a lucrative revenue stream. Consequently, not protecting intellectual property and losing the rights to your intellectual property can be costly and time consuming.
Why is protecting your company’s intellectual property so important?
- Trademarks distinguish you in the marketplace.
- Copyrights protect your creative expressions.
- Patents protect your inventions.
- Industrial Designs protect your exclusive right to a design applied to an article.
These assets are integral to the success and value of your business so steps should be taken to protect and secure your intellectual property. These are often complex matters that involve technical details and intricate procedures. Our lawyers understand these complicated issues and can provide you with the practical advice needed to accomplish your business objectives.
Whether you are in the formative stages of a new business venture or have been in business for a long time we can help with the following types of intellectual property assets:
- Industrial Designs
- Patent Licensing
- Trade Secrets and Confidential information
- Plant Breeders Rights
Our goal is to provide you with the intellectual property advice needed to compliment your business strategies. We will then work hard with you from idea to application, guide you through the maze of laws, and ensure that your assets are properly secured and protected.
For more information about the trademark services our trademark team provides and information about Canada’s trademark system please visit Canadian Trademark Help.
We can assist you with your intellectual property work in Canada and abroad. Our intellectual property lawyers have been granted reciprocal recognition to prosecute trademark applications with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Please do not hesitate to contact one of our intellectual property lawyers for more information or a confidential consultation.