Canada has launched its first patent collective to help data-driven clean tech companies understand, generate and strategically use intellectual property in scaling up. The Innovation Asset Collective, backed by $30 million in federal funding, includes a defensive “war chest” to help Canadian SMEs defend their patents in an often predatory global IP marketplace.
Topic: Patent Collective Pilot Program
Canada’s new Patent Collective will reduce the risks of patent infringement claims and other intellectual property issues for SMEs.
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s new initiatives on intellectual property aim to help innovators and SMEs make better use of IP.