We will be attending IPIC's 91st Annual Meeting in Niagara Falls from October 11 to 13. Please let us know if you will be there and would like to connect!
We are thrilled to announce that Adrienne Bieber McNeil has been named as a "Rising Star" in the 2017 issue of Expert Guides - Rising Stars. More information can be found here: https://www.expertguides.com/experts/abm-intellectual-property/mcneil-adrienne-bieber/lahqvmfx
Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are the world’s most-innovative countries, according to the 2017 Global Innovation Index. Read more here: http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2017/article_0006.html
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has released a "Patent Landscape Report" on patenting activity in the shale oil and gas sub-sector of the oil and gas sector. Interestingly (though perhaps not surprisingly), patenting activity in this industry sub-sector increased 188% between 2000 and 2012. The full report can be found here: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/h_wr04093.html
OCE Discovery - Canada's leading innovation-to-commercialization conference - is taking place in Toronto this week. Best of luck to all of the innovators who will be attending!