IP strategy assistance

IP strategy assistance

Whether you are an entrepreneur or an SME, the Centre for Commercialization can help you develop a comprehensive IP strategy to support your commercialization efforts and set yourself apart from the competition. By creating an IP strategy, you can unlock value from your current offerings and explore new revenue streams. 

Our services include: 

  • Helping organizations understand their intangible assets
  • IP benchmarking against key players in the market 
  • Advice on how to best position IP for success 
  • Guidance on commercialization strategies 

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IP identification

The first step in developing your IP strategy is to conduct an IP audit and identify the IP associated with a particular service or good. An audit can also help de-risk the use of third-party IP by understanding the terms and conditions around its use for commercial applications. 

Identify competitor IP

C4C works with you to navigate the competitive landscape by identifying key players within your direct market. By creating a deeper understanding of the competitive IP landscape, you can pinpoint gaps and opportunities to inform your strategic decision-making and minimize the risk of infringement.  

Position your IP for success

To position your IP for success, C4C works with you to develop a compelling value proposition that will set your business apart from competitors. Some of our services include:

  • Exploring protection options such as patents, trade secrets, designs, trademarks, open source, plant breeder's rights, and copyright
  • Developing strategies for the best jurisdiction to register your IP
  • Patentability assessment and prior art Identification
  • Analyzing freedom-to-operate by scrutinizing potential infringement on existing or pending patents
  • Repositioning your IP to circumvent any constraints 

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