Canada needs a nationwide IP strategy

Protracted battles over patent protection for pharmaceuticals and, more recently, copyright legislation have distracted Canada from the critical task of undertaking a policy review that covers all aspects of Intellectual Property and lays a solid foundation for future growth.

Karen Mazurkewich
Published: Wednesday, 10/12/2011 12:00 am EDT

Protracted battles over patent protection for pharmaceuticals and, more recently, copyright legislation have distracted Canada from the critical task of undertaking a policy review that covers all aspects of Intellectual Property and lays a solid foundation for future growth.

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