You have a great idea, believe
you can make your millions with it, but you want to protect your idea.
In Canada, you will need to patent your idea. By patenting your idea,
the government will offer your idea protection for twenty years.
You've got the idea, but when
should you apply? As soon as possible! Why? Because even if you came up
with the idea first, the patent is given to the first inventor who
applies. This is why it is so important to apply for your patent as
early as you can, because if someone is on the same wavelength as you,
the patent will be granted to the person who submits their application
How do you get a patent? You
must apply to the Canadian
Intellectual Property Office in Quebec.
Want to see if the idea you
have is already patented? You can search the Canadian