Patents, Industrial Designs, Trademarks and Copyright

This script discusses patents, industrial designs, trademarks copyright and trade secrets, forms of what the law calls “intellectual property”.

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The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC)
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patents, industrial design, trademark and copyright, business invention, designer, writer, (CIPO), life of a patent, maintenance fee, ownership, ornamental appearance, logos, poems, artwork, trade secrets
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