Intellectual Property Rights Could Be a Stumbling Block to Upcoming Latin American Trade Deals

The government wants to know how intellectual property rights in Colombia, the Dominican Republic and Peru will affect Canadian competitiveness, a subject experts say may be contentious for those nations.

Lee Berthiaume
Published: Wednesday, 06/20/2007 12:00 am EDT

In advance of free trade negotiations, the government has launched consultations to determine the extent to which Canadian companies are concerned about intellectual property rights in Colombia, Peru and the Dominican Republic.

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