PCK Events

IP Basics for Startups

Tuesday, 23 January 2018 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EST).

Learn the basics about trademarks, copyright, industrial design, trade secrets and patents from professionals at a leading IP firm. This session is essential for startups and anyone who may have intellectual property to protect.

Branding and Trademarks

Tuesday, 20 March 2018 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EST).

What’s the difference between a brand and a trademark? Find out at our session when we discuss the definitions and how your brand and/or trademarks may impact your business. We’ll also discuss choosing and protecting your trademark and the best way to register the mark.

Who should attend?
Start ups, small businesses, entrepreneurs
Anyone who may want to file a trademark application

Introduction to Patents & How to Write a Provisional Patent Application

Tuesday, 29 May 2018 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM (EST).

PCK understands how difficult it is for early stage companies to get into the patent system. IP protection is an important part of any business plan or strategy. Startup companies are invited to an introductory session on patents and writing a provisional patent application. Learn the basics, save money and meet industry leading patent professionals of PCK.

Who should attend?

  • Start up companies, high tech or otherwise
  • Founders, CEOs, CTOs
  • Researchers and innovators

IP Strategy Basics

Thursday, 20 June 2018 from 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM (EST).

Join PCK to learn how to manage and/or create your startup’s IP strategy. We’ll provide a general overview and guidelines to help you navigate the complex world of intellectual property protection. This session is held at Treehaus in Kitchener. Refreshments provided.

Who should attend?

  • Start up companies, high tech or otherwise
  • Founders, CEOs, CTOs
  • Researchers and innovators