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Find out about “Premier brevet,” a provincial government program that provides Quebec inventors with up to $25 000 in financial aid.

At Equinox, we are well aware of the most recent trends concerning intellectual property. To this effect, we would like to invite you to discover "Premier brevet", a program aimed at simplifying the steps quebec inventors must undertake to obtain their first patent.



Government funding granted by the premier brevet program consists of a (non-refundable) contribution, which can reach half of the project’s eligible expenses, up to $25,000.



Eligibility Criteria
To be eligible for the program, this must be the first time that the applicant company is applying for intellectual property protection rights under circumstances considered valid by the program. Here is an overview of expenses legitimately recognized by the program:
● Fees associated with the protection of intellectual property
● Costs related to filing a patent application, industrial designs



For more information on eligibility requirements, or to download the funding application form for the premier brevet program, visit the website of the Ministry of Economy, Science and Innovation.



For more details contact Equinox at info@equinoxip.com