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Intellectual property strategy

Intellectual property (IP) plays a critical role in exploiting the growth and innovation potential of businesses. An IP strategy for your business can help extract value from existing products and services, create new revenue streams and raise capital.

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Discover resources


Learn from resources worldwide on different aspects of building an IP strategy, such as ownership, management, market assessment and valuation.

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Canada's IP Strategy
The Government of Canada is making sure that Canadian businesses, creators, entrepreneurs and innovators have access to the best possible IP resources through IP awareness, education and advice; strategic IP tools for growth; and IP legislation.

Topics related to developing your IP strategy

IP strategy

Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property

IP ownership

IP Australia

IP management

Montréal InVivo
World Intellectual Property Organization

Market assessment

University of Manitoba

IP valuation

World Intellectual Property Organization



Put these great tools to use when creating your own IP strategy!

  • Business Development Bank of Canada and Canadian Intellectual Property Office – IP strategy assessment
  • IP strategy online course
    This course is provided by the Centre for International Governance Innovation and shows how IP can be strategically leveraged to advance business objectives.
  • ipHandbook of Best Practices – IP Strategy
  • MaRS – Entrepreneur workbooks
  • World Intellectual Property Organization – IP Management Training Program
    The objective of the program is to create a critical mass of trainers in a country who have the basic knowledge, skills and experience to provide preliminary IP assistance to students, entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) on effective IP asset management to enhance the competitiveness and sustainability of the SMEs in the domestic and international markets.
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Find an expert


You can get help and advice on creating your own IP strategy from the organizations below:

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

IP agents

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