Plan your IP strategy – Guide - Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Considerations for your intellectual property strategy

Get the most out of everything your business produces! Get started by planning a comprehensive intellectual property (IP) strategy by using the Canadian Intellectual Property Office's (CIPO) online self-assessment tool.

You can integrate your IP strategy into your business plan to help maximize the value of your IP and protect your competitive advantage.

4 reasons to complete the intellectual property self-assessment

  1. Learn what information to consider in your IP strategy.
  2. Discover what IP is worth protecting, and ways to protect it.
  3. It's free, fast and easy, and will take most users no more than five minutes to complete.
  4. You get a detailed, printable guide with IP considerations for anytime reference.