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Patent Protection Tops Agenda for U.S-Canadian Bilateral Ties

Patent Protection Tops Agenda for U.S-Canadian Bilateral Ties

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On Monday, Ambassador Bruce Heyman made his first official public speech since assuming the role of U.S. Ambassador to Canada. In his remarks, the Ambassador touted the great importance of the U.S.-Canadian relationship, which accounts for $734 billion in bilateral annual trade. However, the Ambassador also spoke about another issue which is on the minds of both Americans and Canadians alike: the protection of intellectual property rights.

Is Our Friendly Neighbor to the North Friendly on IP?

Is Our Friendly Neighbor to the North Friendly on IP?

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Yesterday, Ambassador Bruce Heyman officially assumed his duties as the new U.S. Ambassador to Canada. As the Ambassador begins his new role, it is critical that protecting and enforcing intellectual property (IP) remain at the top of the U.S. agenda in Canada.