Dawson tortoiseSlow and Steady Will Not Win the Race: Trade Negotiations, IP Protections and Canada’s Pharmaceutical Industry, a new report by Dawson Strategic, examines Canada’s intellectual property laws and their effects on its innovative pharmaceutical industry.

Canada’s intellectual property protection development has been driven by pressure from trade agreements that keep it in line with international standards, but never ahead of the pack. The report explores the potential outcomes for IP law in Canada from current trade negotiations and outlines the problems with falling behind or failing to lead. Unlike in the story of the tortoise and the hare, for Canada’s IP law, slow and steady will not win the race.

Download the full report here.