Monday, June 16, 2014 5:37 pm | By Lorenzo Montanari
Better protection of patents and R&D, in Canada, will boost the business relations with the U.S.
Friday, June 6, 2014 5:20 am | By Lorenzo Montanari
In Washington, D.C. there is growing debate regarding the state of intellectual property rights protection. A strong supporter of intellectual property rights, the Property Rights Alliance understands the threat that the pharmaceutical industry faces in their efforts to protect their ability to obtain patents. Furthermore, given recent events, the state of IPR in Canada is deeply concerning.
Pain Packaging applied to products will affect consumers' freedom of choice.
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 6:26 pm | By Lorenzo Montanari & Brendan Walsh
Consumers International and the World Obesity Federation recently came out lobbying for new regulations on the packaging of foods. In their request for heightened regulation of certain food products they are looking for images to be included on food packaging depicting the “damage caused by obesity.” Said regulations are meant to mimic those of the plain packaging of cigarettes in certain countries. However, despite the good intensions, such regulations are an infringement of intellectual property rights, and a company’s right to effectively brand / differentiate itself from the competition.