Would’ve, Could’ve, Should’ve – From Idea to Commercial Success!

St. Michael's Hospital
30 Bond St.
Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8

June 06, 2016

Workshops hosted by partners Eileen McMahon and Cheryl Reicin covered the following topics:

  1. How, why and when to protect your idea.
  2. How to commercialize your idea-what are the options?
  3. Examples of ideas successfully commercialized (physicians, researchers, hospitals, etc).

Key takeaways included:

  • How does an “idea” differ from an “invention”.
  • What is patentable?
  • Why are patents valuable?
  • What are the different options for commercializing an invention?
  • What legal steps do I need to take with my co-inventors (incorporation? shareholders agreement? assignments? confidentiality agreements?)
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