Protect your intellectual property from the get-go

As the global economy continues its historic shift from raw materials and manufacturing to knowledge-based, a company's valuation is completely taken up by IP

Protect your intellectual property from the get-goIntellectual property, or IP, is often underestimated or misunderstood – at least in the world of entrepreneurs. How you manage your IP can make or break your venture. IP is 'creation of the mind' and includes patents, copyrights, trademarks, industrial design and trade secrets. Every business is based on an idea, from ground-breaking research that…

Inadequate intellectual property rights protections hurt patients, economy

Provide biopharmaceutical firms with patent term extensions to recover time lost due to mandatory governmental regulatory and marketing approvals

Inadequate intellectual property rights protections hurt patients, economyVANCOUVER, B.C. Jan. 31, 2017/ Troy Media/ - As the old adage states, “You’ll be known by the company you keep.” As such, the implications for Canada’s biopharmaceutical sector are rather dismal. While an extensive body of evidence demonstrates that patents and other intellectual property protections are critical to the future of innovation and the…