Patents – Learn the basics

Have you developed a new solution to a problem? Your inventions can be an important part of your business and may become lucrative. Learn what you can patent and how a patent can generate your success. Learn why patents matter.

Learning outcomes

In this module, you will learn:

  • what a patent is
  • which inventions are patentable
  • how patents can be a valuable business asset
  • the steps involved in filing a patent application
  • best practices on managing your patent portfolio

This module is recommended for:

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