New CIGI Paper Addresses Gap in Canada’s Innovation Strategy, Provides Basis for Online IP Course

Exchange Magazine

September 14, 2016

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The Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)’s beta test of its first online course started yesterday and is based on recommendations from a new paper by CIGI Senior Fellow Myra Tawfik.

Tawfik’s paper, “Addressing a Gap in Canada’s Global Innovation Strategy”, outlines weaknesses in Canada’s intellectual property (IP) and innovation system and looks at potential solutions to improve it. Providing online resources, such as CIGI’s “Foundations of IP Strategy” course, is one tool Tawfik suggests to better position entrepreneurs to succeed in the global marketplace. Created in collaboration with Waterloo Region’s D2L Corporation, the course is designed as …

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