With hosts Lisa Desjardins (English) and Maya Urbanowicz (French). In line with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)’s mandate for intellectual property (IP) awareness and education, this podcast is dedicated to increasing awareness, knowledge and the effective use of IP by Canadians.
Canadian IP voices is a podcast series where we discuss tips, tricks and issues, and understand the bigger picture on how trademarks, patents, copyrights, industrial designs and trade secrets work in real life. Listen to real problems—and real solutions—explained by a range of IP professionals and stakeholders across Canada and abroad. Tune in each month for interviews and real life stories with special guests. Produced by CIPO.
The views and opinions expressed in the podcasts listed on this website are those of the individual podcasters and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of CIPO.
How is I.P. managed when the government funds you to innovate?
Grant Lynds, a senior advisor on IP matters from the IP Centre of Expertise, sheds light on the role of this group and how IP considerations are addressed in government funding agreements.
How to use IP for financing
Kiriakoula Hatzikiriakos, Manager-Senior Legal Counsel in the Commercial/International sector of Legal Affairs at the National Bank of Canada, explains the rules and challenges of using IP as a collateral for funding.
How do you know what your I.P. is worth?
Lawyer and IP expert Sylvain Roy discusses key considerations in IP valuation.
How to protect things that aren't formal IP rights
Seasoned IP litigator, Elizabeth Dipchand, unravels the intricacies and importance of protecting unregistered intellectual assets, managing relationships, documenting agreements and navigating the nuanced landscape where registered and unregistered rights intersect.
How IP saved the Canadian icon Cirque du Soleil
Daniel Lamarre, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, explains the critical role IP played for Cirque du Soleil during the pandemic.
Why IP is important: Insights from an IP advisor
André Gallant, one of CIPO's IP advisors, talks about how IP advisors break myths and highlights opportunities and risks around IP and IP protection.