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IPIC'S STRATEGIC PLAN
IPIC's Strategic Plan will guide us in achieving our mission and fulfilling our vision. Our goals are our expected results, and for each goal we have identified key objectives to guide our work as well as tactics that we will employ to achieve our goals. The strategy is presented in an aligned, linear fashion; however, it is important to consider that each goal, objective and tactic reinforce and enhance other elements of the strategy, and should be seen as operating in a dynamic system.
Engage with government and elected officials, courts, and global IP groups, to ensure that the interests and goals of the Canadian IP profession are considered in relevant legislation, regulation, policies, and international treaties.
- OBJECTIVE 1.1: Advise government on how legislation, regulations, and policies affect the rights of IP holders
- OBJECTIVE 1.2: Influence legislation, regulations, and policies that affect IP practice
- OBJECTIVE 1.3: Establish an effective self-governance regime for IP agents via the College
Develop and deliver high quality training and development programs to help our members achieve and maintain the highest standards throughout their careers.
OBJECTIVE 2.1: Provide technical training for new professionals
OBJECTIVE 2.2: Expand continuing professional development offerings for mid to late career professionals
OBJECTIVE 2.3: Create opportunities to enhance members’ knowledge of the business and policy environment
Promote awareness of the value of IP and leverage stakeholder partnerships to increase influence on key advocacy issues.
OBJECTIVE 3.1: Increase business awareness of the value of IP to the growth and long-term sustainability of their business
OBJECTIVE 3.2: Raise knowledge and awareness about the IP profession to business and to government
OBJECTIVE 3.3: Increase awareness about how IPIC serves IP professionals
Events & Education
Trademark Agent Examination Prep Course - Fall 2020 Fri, August 28 – Fri, November 13
IPIC/McGill Summer IP Courses 2020 Mon, July 6 – 22
CIPO has made efforts, in coordination with other intellectual property offices, to ensure flexibility for clients by using designated days to extend deadlines. However, it understands that the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak is still having a negative impact on Canadians and Canadian businesses alike, and remains committed to taking steps to reduce this impact.CONTINUE READING
CIPO has announced a further extension to all deadlines, this time for the remainder of May. This would mean the next due date for deadlines will be pushed until Monday, June 1, 2020.CONTINUE READING
IPIC wishes to extend its congratulations and recognition to the four applicants who successfully passed the Trademark Administrator Exam on April 22nd, 2020.CONTINUE READING
BECOME A MEMBER
IPIC welcomes everyone who is interested in IP to apply for membership. Whether you’re an academic or a tech transfer officer, an IP practitioner or a student, in the public sector or self-employed, we offer a category or membership to suit your needs.
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- Learn from the experts
- Gain access to a comprehensive insurance program
- develop leadership skills
- stay current