May 2018

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  The Government of Canada marked World IP Day on April 26, 2018 by announcing its first ever National IP Strategy. The Strategy will see the Government invest $85.3 million over 5 years to help Canadian businesses, creators, entrepreneurs and innovators understand, protect and access intellectual property (IP).  The Government realizes that IP (including patents, copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs, plant breeders’ rights, geographical indications and trade secrets) is a valuable business asset that can provide important advantages over competitors. One part of the Strategy involves increasing IP awareness and education by providing and funding learning tools and resources, such as IP legal clinics.  The GovernmentRead More →