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How Canadian businesses can boost ownership of clean tech IP

Tuesday, December 05, 2017 @ 8:26 AM | By James Hinton & David Morrison

As worldwide demand for clean technologies increases, Canadian businesses are in a unique position to capitalize on the expertise of our researchers to build companies that are true innovation leaders.

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), an agency of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) Canada, recently released a report titled Patented Inventions in Climate Change Mitigation Technologies (CCMTs) (the report). Given the swath of government funding and programs devoted to clean technology, this report can be used as a benchmark for future growth.

The report offers...