Protecting your intellectual property (IP) is critical. Get started here. Then visit our full section on IP for more details.


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How startups can protect intellectual property (IP) on a shoestring

At the start, many companies have no budget for intellectual property (IP) protection. Learn how to maximize your chances of securing it later.


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What investors want in place when they invest in your startup

Entrepreneurs need to know what set in place to make their business attractive to investors.

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Intellectual property (IP) assignment agreement: Sample template for Ontario startups

This agreement helps assure investors that the IP has been legally transferred.


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Confidential information and know-how: IP strategy for startups

Assess and protect your company’s confidential information.

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Managing intellectual property: Startups and IP

How to protect and maximize your intellectual property.


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Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) with investors, partners, customers and patents

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) protect confidential information that startups share with potential stakeholders.

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Ip Management-Entrepreneurship 101

Learn about the different types of intellectual property as partners from Gilbert’s LLP outline the process of securing and protecting patents, trademarks and copyrights.