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New IP strategy will make Canadian firms even more competitive

By Liberal MP David Lametti      

'For businesses, an IP plan—choosing some mix of patent, trademark, copyright or confidential information, or even opting for non-protection in an open science model—is a conscious strategy to maximize its economic potential given its unique characteristics.'

Parliamentary secretary to the minister of innovation David Lametti, pictured on the Hill speaking at the launch of the national cyber security strategy in June. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Intellectual property (IP) is integral to growing firms and fueling innovation in today’s technology-driven economy.

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