April 08, 2020
5:15 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
1200 Waterfront Centre
200 Burrard St
Vancouver, BC

Accessing and Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Your business generates all kinds of IP rights – from groundbreaking ideas to creative brand names to copyrighted materials.

Please join us for the first session of the 2020 StartUp Seminar Series designed to help you recognize, secure and utilize your intellectual property rights. Our presenters will provide practical tips and examples on how your IP strategy can help you achieve your business goals.

The session will cover:

  • Introduction to the various types of intellectual property rights
  • Patent basics
  • What's patentable and when patent infringement is involved
  • Tips on selecting a brand name and an updated overview of the trademark application process since major changes were implemented on June 17, 2019

This session will be led by Michael Damiani and Jacky Wong from BLG's Intellectual Property Group. Appetizers, refreshments and networking to follow.

Event Details

Registration: 5:15 p.m - 5:30 p.m.

Seminar: 5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Networking Reception: 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m