IP Literacy Training and Educational Support

IP Literacy Training and Educational Support

Content and strategy to increase value and reduce risk

Leverage the expertise of our IP experts through our executive IP education partnerships programs.  

In a 2020 Innovation report to the Ontario government, increased IP education was the single most requested service. We’ve designed a curriculum that offers pragmatic advice and proactive strategies that have been proven over time to meet the need for resources to foster IP literacy.

Created by a team of multi-disciplinary IP experts, our content offerings and educational support go far beyond covering “Patents 101” by providing a mix of practical and theoretical content on all types of IP and how they impact a business.

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Why Stratford?

Innovation is our passion and we want to enable your ideas to become valuable assets

Proven

Methodologies, templates & playbooks

Experienced

Created and delivered by IP professionals

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of hours of content delivered
Flexible

Choose solutions and formats that work best for your team

Comprehensive

Covers all types of IP assets: patents, trademarks, copyrights & trade secrets


Featured IP Literacy Tools

Executive
IP
PROGRAMS

With thousands of hours of industry experience under our belts, we've designed curriculums and course offerings that deliver pragmatic advice and proactive strategies that have been proven over time.

ip
strategy academy

Stratford's fully online hub of IP literacy resources to foster a culture of innovation and empower team members. Make informed decisions, build a supportive IP strategy and create a culture where IP protection is second-nature.

ip best practice checklist

Are you being strategic with your IP? Follow our comprehensive checklist of best practices for companies at all stages. Consistently implementing these practices are critical to the success of any innovative company.

EXECUTIVE
IP
PROGRAMS

With thousands
of hours of industry experience under our belts, we've designed curriculums and course offerings
that deliver pragmatic advice and proactive strategies that have been proven over time.

IP
STRATEGY ACADEMY

Stratford's fully online hub of IP literacy resources to foster a culture of innovation and empower team members. Make informed decisions, build a supportive IP strategy and create a culture where IP protection is second-nature.

IP BEST PRACTICE CHECKLIST

Are you being strategic with your IP? Follow our comprehensive checklist of best practices for companies at all stages. Consistently implementing these practices are critical to the success of any innovative company.

Our Approach

Understanding the impact of intellectual property on company valuation is the first step in crafting an intentional and pragmatic strategy. To someone not familiar with the nuances of IP protection and the different options available, it can seem overwhelming, so we’ve created several resources and delivery methods to promote IP literacy amongst executives and their teams. Feel confident in the decisions you are making to protect and leverage your IP with our IP literacy resources.

Skilled in all major areas and types of intellectual property, here are some of the topics we’ve covered: 

Impacts of Patents on Company Value

Including:

Cost efficiencies - pragmatic foreign filing strategies - preparing long-term budgets

Influence of Contracts & Agreements on Long-Term Success

Including:

Employment agreements - suppliers purchase orders - licensing - joint development and research contracts

Preparing for M&A or Fundraising

Including:

How to showcase IP - maximizing value - managing due diligence ready portfolios

Competitive Advantages of Trade Secrets

Including:

Impact on company value - options to protect functional inventions - trade secret management strategies

Impacts of Copyright on Open-Source Software

Including:

Copyright marking - fair use - impact of OSS usage on M&A and funding

Impacts of Patents on Company Value

Including:

Cost efficiencies - pragmatic foreign filing strategies - preparing long-term budgets

Influence of Contracts & Agreements on Long-Term Success

Including:

Employment agreements - suppliers purchase orders - licensing - joint development and research contracts

Preparing for M&A or Fundraising

Including:

How to showcase IP - maximizing value - managing due diligence ready portfolios

Competitive Advantages of Trade Secrets

Including:

Impact on company value - options to protect functional inventions - trade secret management strategies

Impacts of Copyright on Open-Source Software

Including:

Copyright marking - fair use - impact of OSS usage on M&A and funding
Pleora logo
"I had the pleasure of being in the inaugural class on IP strategy. Not only did it provide practical solutions that I have already started to utilize to improve Pleora’s IP strategy, but I was also able to learn a great deal through interaction with my fellow students. I highly recommend this course."

foster an innovation minded culture

Ideal for entrepreneurs and executives who are accountable for innovation and/or maximizing business valuation, our IP literacy resources are offered through flexible delivery methods and can be applied to virtual any industry and to companies at any growth stage.

  • Webinars & speaking engagements
  • Content creation and non-exclusive content licensing
  • Mining sessions
  • Lunch and learns
  • IP Strategy Academy
  • Partnership opportunities
  • Strategy templates 
  • Fully customizable
  • Asynchronous and virtual options

IP Educational Resources

IP Strategy Academy

 

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Hours of relevant IP content
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