China’s First IP Protection Center

2017-08-02

On July 25th, China opened its first IP protection center. According to report(s), it was established in the Pudong district of…

Estranged Bedfellows? Partnerships & Co-ownership of Patent Rights

2017-05-02

Whether you and a few friends invented the next big thing – or even if you came up with it…

Bringing Your Good Idea to Market in 2017: Three Tips on How to Protect Your Intellectual Property

2017-03-17

You have a good idea. It could be an invention with the potential to change how people do business, or…

Get Your “Patent Pending” with a Provisional US Patent Application

2017-03-02

Many find that provisional US patent applications can provide good value, if used correctly. Such an application secures a priority…

Gaming, Virtual Computers & Intellectual Property

2017-02-02

With the rise of Minecraft – a popular video game and online phenomenon – some players have started creating interactive…

IP Canada Report 2016

2017-01-02

Where do Canadians file, and who files in Canada, for IP protection? The Canadian IP Office has released the IP…

16 November 1976: Canada Granted Patent Number One Million

2016-11-16

Forty years ago, Canada granted its 1 millionth patent. Today, the Canadian IP Office celebrates this milestone, and invites you…