New intellectual property treaties seen as path to TPP

More foreign intellectual property will be enforced in Canada, says one analyst.

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CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce Perrin Beatty, pictured here at the Canada-Japan Trade Symposium in April 2013, lobbied for the implementation of the Madrid Protocol on international trademarks.
Peter Mazereeuw
Published: Wednesday, 02/19/2014 12:00 am EST
Last Updated: Wednesday, 02/19/2014 5:39 pm EST

The federal government’s budget promise to sign on to five intellectual property treaties will likely please potential free trade partners in Europe and around the Pacific, say legal analysts briefed on the subject.

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