Tools and information to help you understand intellectual property (IP) infringement as well as how to prepare to enforce your IP rights and choose strategies to do so.
Stopping unauthorized use of IP
Understand what you need and what you can do to enforce your IP rights.
Learn how to enforce your IP rights using Canada's IP border enforcement program.
Learn about the main considerations and court systems to solve IP infringement disputes.
Learn what to consider before writing a notice or cease and desist letter.
Understand the differences and how to choose between negotiation, mediation and arbitration.
Learn how to use licensing as a tool to solve an infringement dispute.
Types of infringement
Understand copyright infringement, main exceptions, and when and how copyright can be enforced.
Understand trademark infringement, examples, and when and how trademark rights can be enforced.
Understand patent infringement and when and how patent rights can be enforced.
Understand industrial design infringement and when and how industrial design rights can be enforced.
Learn about trade secret theft and what you can do if information communicated in confidence is misused.