Ontario government announces launch of new IP agency

March 3, 2022

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The Government of Ontario today announced the launch of a new agency meant to help businesses commercialize their ideas and products.

Intellectual Property Ontario is meant to serve as a go-to resource for Intellectual Property (IP) expertise to help researchers and companies with their IP, and comes from work the provincial government has been pushing forward over the last few years.

IPO will be chaired by Karima Bawa, a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation. Bawa called the agency a “vitally important organization that will support innovators in their efforts to protect and leverage their IP for …

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