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CIP At IPBC 2017 In Ottawa

CIP at IPBC 2017 in Ottawa

IPBC 2017 – Meeting the Convergence Challenge

IPBC 2017 follows up on the CIP FORUM 2016 theme of convergence, and CIP is in Ottawa to partake in the interesting discussions. Bowman Heiden moderates the session on policy priorities, focusing in the central role of IP in innovation processes in technology convergence, and how it increases in relevance in policy making.

The sessions speakers are:

  • Bruce Berman, Chair, Centre for Intellectual Property Understanding
  • Konstantinos Georgaras, Director general, corporate strategies and services, Canadian IP Office
  • Malcolm T Meeks, Vice president and patent director, France Brevets
  • Mark Schaan, Director general, marketplace framework policy branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada