“There aren’t that many people studying fat-derived stem cells and these scaffolds that we’ve developed are something completely new.”

– Dr. Lauren Flynn, on her soft-tissue replacement discovery

IP Links

Since 1987, PARTEQ has worked with researchers to protect and manage their intellectual property (IP), the raw material from which commercial products and processes are made.

Queen’s Libraries offers a helpful guide to patents and patent searching

While there are several types of intellectual property protection in Canada, at PARTEQ, protection of your intellectual property generally involves one of the following:

  • Patents 
  • Copyright
  • Know-how and Trade Secrets

Other types of IP Protection

PARTEQ can also refer you to external experts in the following areas, or you can check the links below for detailed information about:

  • Trade-marks
  • Industrial Design Registration
  • Integrated Circuit Topographies 
  • Plant Breeders' Rights

See also the United States Patent and Trademark Office website.