Pawlina Law is a Toronto based firm that focuses on Intellectual Property Law. The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) is a special operating agency of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada which is responsible for administering Trademarks and Patents in Canada. Karol Pawlina is a registered Trademark Agent with CIPO and worked at an Intellectual Property Law form for 3 years while at law school. By understanding the complex and rigid rules of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, and Industrial Designs, we can help you find solutions to your Intellectual Property matters. By assisting you with making informed business decisions and by having things done properly from the outset, we can save you time and money in the long run. We can advise you in a wide rage of services, including:
An industrial design is about how something looks, its designs. It protects a product’s unique appearance. It does not protect how it is made, how it works, or what it is made of. More information can be found here.
Industrial Designs are the most underused area of Intellectual Property Law. We can review your potential patent or industrial design application, conduct various searches, and provide a written opinion as to whether your proposed concept is registrable.
Patents apply to newly developed technology as well as to improvements on products or processes. Patents provide a time-limited, legally protected, exclusive right to make, use and sell an invention. We can assist you with drafting and obtain patent protection for your invention. As Canada is a fraction of the US market, it is likely that would advise collaborating with a US Associate to file for US patent protection with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. More information on patents can be found here.