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Beyond Patents: Canada’s Intellectual Property Puzzle
April 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Join the IEC as we discuss IP strategy and commercialization.
Did you know?
New research from the Innovation Economy Council (IEC) confirms that nearly 100% of ventures supported by innovation hubs have some form of IP strategy. But does the innovation sector place too much emphasis on patents as a commercialization strategy?
This roundtable brings together Canada’s foremost tech leaders to explore whether the patent is helping or hindering growth.
About the event:
On April 12, the IEC invites you to a special discussion on IP strategy.
The event will be hosted by Manjula Selvarajah, journalist and syndicated technology columnist to the CBC.
- Darren Anderson, CEO, Vive Crop Protection
- Cynthia Goh, Professor of Chemistry, University of Toronto
- David Asgeirsson, Manager, Partnerships and IP, Xanadu
- More to be announced
Who should attend:
- IEC members
- Corporate partners
ABOUT THE INNOVATION ECONOMY COUNCIL
The Innovation Economy Council (IEC) is a coalition of tech-sector leaders dedicated to shaping Canada’s industrial innovation policy. The IEC works with active members of Canada’s innovation ecosystem to identify areas for in-depth analysis and offer timely insights to increase Canadian productivity and sustainable growth.