This article is the 2nd in a series written by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO).
In today’s market, intellectual property (IP) is an important asset for most corporations, and is equally as valuable for emerging businesses. Small and medium-sized businesses with formal IP protection are more likely to expand into foreign markets, and four times more likely to export their goods to foreign markets. But you don’t have to export your goods to be able to benefit from protected IP.
This document offers five ways IP can help grow your business.