Industrial designs – Learn the basics

Do your products have a unique appearance? A novel look and distinctive visual features applied to a product can get consumers' attention. Learn how novel and effective designs can influence consumer behaviour and help you market and sell your product. Learn why industrial designs matter.

Learning outcomes

In this module, you will learn:

  • what an industrial design is
  • what you can and cannot register as an industrial design
  • how industrial designs can be a valuable business asset
  • the steps involved in filing an industrial design application
  • best practices on managing your industrial design portfolio

This module is recommended for:

  • entrepreneurs
  • innovators
  • creators
  • Canadian small and medium-sized businesses