Intellectual Property Strategy, Development, and Support Program In partnership with Intellectual Property Ontario (IPON), the Office of Research Services, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship is excited to introduce a cutting-edge service for our industry partners. Our goal is to help businesses develop a robust intellectual property strategy that empowers them to promote and commercialize their technology and products on a global scale, backed by solid legal foundations. An IP strategy is a vital part of any business. Recent statistics from Statistics Canada have shown that businesses with an IP strategy are 2x more likely to be considered a high growth corporation. This program is led by a team of seasoned experts specializing in intellectual property strategy and top researchers in specific technology segments. By leveraging our expertise, we aim to foster long-term sustainability within your industry and unlock the full potential of your intellectual property assets. Our comprehensive support includes: Consultation services regarding: IP Education and Training: Equip yourself with the knowledge and tools necessary to understand and navigate the complex world of intellectual property. Tailored IP Strategies: We will work closely with your business to develop customized intellectual property strategies that align with your unique needs and industry. Commercialization Strategies: We provide guidance on effective go-to-market plans for both current and future intellectual property assets. Industry partners displaying promising IP potential will be eligible for financial support of up to $15,000 for the following IP services: Assessments: Including IP audits, valuation, and disclosure processing. Registrations: Assistance with patent filings, trademarks, and copyrights. Agreements: Support in creating Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDA) and licensing agreements. Contact us: For more information about the program and to apply for participation, please reach out to Joshua Cohen, our Commercialization Specialist at ORSIE. He will be delighted to guide you through the process and assist you in unlocking the full potential of your intellectual property. Email: Joshua.firstname.lastname@example.org FAQ What are the program objectives? Our goal is to help businesses develop a robust intellectual property strategy that empowers them to promote and commercialize their technology and products on a global scale. By leveraging our expertise, we aim to foster long-term sustainability within your industry and unlock the full potential of your intellectual property assets. What resources does the program utilize? This program is led by a team of seasoned experts specializing in intellectual property strategy and top researchers in specific technology segments. Along the journey, participants will benefit from valuable technical and research experience. We have partnered with IP Ontario (IPON) and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) to provide comprehensive training, search tools, and access to IP experts. Additionally, ORSIE extends high-quality IP resources and expert advice to participating companies, offering financial support to aid in the hiring of IP agents and specialized lawyers during the implementation of their IP strategies. What are the target industries? While we encourage businesses in the health and medical technology, artificial intelligence, craft brewing, mixed reality, cybersecurity, and automotive industries to apply due to our expertise, we welcome businesses from all sectors to explore potential service offerings by contacting us. What are the selection criteria for the program? Participation in the program is free; however, additional financial support will be granted to select industry partners demonstrating promising IP potential. Eligible companies should meet the following criteria: Based in Ontario with ownership and development of their intellectual property. Have at least two full-time employees and the financial capacity to support intellectual property and commercialization efforts for the benefit of Ontario. Demonstrate a clear alignment between their technology and derivative products and services with target market(s). Commit to the project and achieve significant milestones in their IP strategy during pre-commercialization efforts.