What is the Difference Between Trademarks and Patents?

Trademarks Patents

A trademark is a word (or words), a design or a combination of these used to identify the goods or services of a person or organization.

A patent is a right, granted by government, to exclude others from making, using, or selling your invention in Canada.

What can I trademark - Business identity, e.g. Business Name, slogan, Logo, Sign, Website Domain Name, etc

What can you patent: Inventions, e.g. Industrial designs etc

To know more on how to trademark, read Trademark searches before you Register a Trademark in Canada

To learn more about protecting your intellectual property get your Free Guide to Patents

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