Lifecycle of a Smart Idea | To patent or keep secret?

08 June 2020

Given the frenetic pace of today's innovation lifecycle, do patents always afford the best protection of proprietary inventions? Or, with increasingly strong trade secret laws around the world, should innovators instead consider keeping their smart ideas under wraps indefinitely?

On May 13, 2020, members of Gowling WLG's global intellectual property team presented a live webinar that unpacked how IP owners can approach these questions strategically.

This was the first installment in our "Lifecycle of a Smart Idea" series, which is dedicated to helping you maximize opportunities and minimize risk when taking your innovative ideas to the global market.

Our IP resources offers additional commentaries on this webinar and easy access to knowledge you need to compete in today's global market. 

Stay tuned for the next webinar in our "Lifecycle of a Smart Idea" series, dedicated to helping you maximise opportunity and minimise risk when taking innovative ideas to the global market.


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