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IAC offers a series of new member incentives


October 12, 2022




Canada | IP Matters

Since our official launch in December 2020, IAC has been quietly working with Canada’s innovators in the data driven cleantech sector to help them better understand, commercialize and protect their IP. 

As an independent membership-based not-for-profit led by IP experts and business leaders, our goal is to address Canada’s IP challenge by empowering the sustained success of Canadian companies through leadership in IP strategy and its use to create global business advantages. 

And, we have been successful! We’re proud to say that the impact of IAC’s work is represented across Canada. 

So, to continue to support Canadian innovators at all stages of their growth, IAC is offering a series of new member incentives across both of our membership tiers.  

New Full Members (companies with fewer than 500 employees) can select any one of these three options:  

  • $7,500 in additional IP credits: The membership fee will be pro-rated at $7500  
  • Two hours of advisory services (selected from IP focus options): The advisory services can be split into two, one-hour sessions  
  • Subsidize attendance at IP conferences up to maximum of $2,000 

New Associate Members (a complimentary membership for companies with fewer than 25 employees and less than $500,000 trailing 12-month revenue) will receive a signing bonus of $2,500 in IP credits.

IAC is also providing companies with better access to IP resources and cost savings, including much needed resources like IP insurance, which individual companies cannot access on their own.  

Companies joining IAC as a Full Member will have access to IAC’s complimentary Insurance Program (offered in partnership with AON).  Benefits include:  

  • $1M in defensive coverage (infringement claims brought against your company) 
  • $500K in enforcement coverage (to enforce your IP rights and pursue infringement claims) 
  • Access to better insurance premium rates should you wish to purchase additional coverage at your own expense 

These new membership offerings are available until November 30, 2022.  

To learn more, contact Rasha Shamat, IAC’s Senior Business Development Manager, at rshamat@ipcollective.ca.