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Licenses, Bylaws & Incorporation

These sites provide legal information relevant to starting a new business such as incorporation, business licencess, and identifying relevant local by-laws.

Intellectual Property

  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
    • Learn about protecting your intellectual property including patents, trademarks, copyright, and industrial designs. Search the patent, trademark, and copyright databases and find links to other countries' patent databases.