You can learn more about intellectual property, patents, trademarks, and industrial designs from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) IP Academy tutorials listed below. For further information please contact Theresa White or visit the Carleton Innovation Transfer webpage. 

Intellectual Property Roadmap- Your Path to Getting a Patent Grant

  • What is the process for obtaining a patent grant?

Tutorial- Discover Intellectual Property

  • What are IP rights?
  • What are the differences in the types of IP Protection?
  • Where can I learn more about intellectual property?

Tutorial- Patents

  • What is a patent?
  • Which inventions are patentable?
  • The steps involved in filing a patent application.

Tutorial- Trademarks

  • How can a Trademark protect your unique name or logo for the products of services you offer?
  • How can a Trademark help you to develop a brand identity and image for consumers to recognize in the marketplace?

Tutorial- Industrial Designs

  • A novel look and distinctive visual features applied to a product can get consumers’ attention.
  • Learn how novel and effective designs can help you market and sell your product.