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Defending Our Rights: Why intellectual property protection matters to Canada
The papers will examine the importance of strong intellectual property rights (IPRs) review Canada’s record on intellectual property protection, and seek opportunities to better position Canada to be a world leader on IP rights, rather than a laggard.
“Canada has an advanced and relatively current set of IP laws, and makes inroads into having a robust innovation economy”, they write. “But Canadian tendencies and influences in the country regarding IPRs are worrisome. The coming strategic renewal should be a great opportunity to refresh a Canadian approach that has been recently wayward and misdirected”.