Intellectual Property Landscape with Bereskin & Parr

Bereskin & Parr hosts an Intellectual Property Landscape Breakfast on September 30! Key Highlights: What to consider in obtaining strong patent, design and trademark protection How to maximize your chances of obtaining patent protection What to know about the “big three” Canadian IP statutes updates: Patent Act – implementing the Patent Law Treaty Trademarks Act… Continue reading Intellectual Property Landscape with Bereskin & Parr

Opportunity: SD Tech and the SD Natural Gas Funds Accepting Applications

SDTC has two different funds that are currently accepting applications. The SD Tech Fund™ supports projects that address climate change, air quality, clean water and clean soil. The Government of Canada has allocated a total of $915 million for the fund. The SD Tech Fund™ is right for you if you … Have an innovative and… Continue reading Opportunity: SD Tech and the SD Natural Gas Funds Accepting Applications

TEDxMississauga – Calling the inspired and enthusiastic to the stage

Innovators have a unique passion, something extra that brings them from the realm of partial thoughts to the world of ingenious innovation and successful execution. This factor changes them from the passive enjoyers of what is around them, to the creators and dreamers of what is to be. Innovation is the engine that drives human… Continue reading TEDxMississauga – Calling the inspired and enthusiastic to the stage

Social Media and The Digitization of Manufacturing

By: Shanza Anwaar Is your business prepared for the third industrial revolution? Can you keep up with the changing landscape of manufacturing? The digitization of manufacturing is in the throes of changing how manufacturers do business in today’s high-speed, hyper-connected world. The rapid dissemination of information through online social media is bringing change to traditional… Continue reading Social Media and The Digitization of Manufacturing

Social Innovation Trends For 2013

By: Shanza Anwaar Are you an entrepreneur looking for a challenge? Do you want to make a real difference in your community? Social innovation allows entrepreneurs to take advantage of new opportunities in order to create lasting social change. The Centre for Social Innovation describes the concept as a way to “resolve existing social, cultural,… Continue reading Social Innovation Trends For 2013

Defensive Patent License: Is it the Answer for Innovators?

By: Shanza Anwaar For an inventor or technical innovator, more sleepless nights are spent over how to protect what could be your very own goldmine than any other issue. According to Politico, tech companies continue to “occupy top of the patent heap.” If giants like Apple and Samsung, Google and Microsoft, are engaged in long… Continue reading Defensive Patent License: Is it the Answer for Innovators?

U.S. Patent Reform: Act Incents Smaller Firms to Innovate

By Jasmeet Duggal On September 16th, the America Invents Act was signed into law in the United States. Under the Act, the patent filing system has changed from “first-to-invent” to “first-to-file.”  This allows the first inventor to file for a patent to receive the rights to the invention. Once implemented, it is intended that the… Continue reading U.S. Patent Reform: Act Incents Smaller Firms to Innovate