Learn what to do when you have an idea for a new product, brand name, logo, or design to take to the market. This section will help you assess the opportunities and decide how to take your idea to the market.
Canadian IP Resources for small businesses
Resources to help small businesses protect and commercialize their IP
Investigate if you can take your idea to the market
Investigate business opportunities and determine if you have the intellectual property (IP) rights and protection you need.
Ways to take your idea to the market
Ways to take an idea to the market by licensing, franchising, partnering with others, or selling IP.
Skills to take your idea to the market
Practical skillsets, useful for taking an idea to the market.
Learn about assessing the monetary value of your IP assets.
Financing and loans
Explore options for financing your IP.