Discover intellectual property

Learn what intellectual property (IP) is and the different IP rights you can use to turn an idea into a successful business by setting yourself apart from the competition. Bring your creations to life. Learn why IP matters.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • understand what IP is
  • distinguish the major forms of IP and their legal rights
  • recognize the importance of IP as a valuable business asset
  • understand the importance of an IP strategy
  • determine if you currently have IP assets worth protecting

This module is for:

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