Thank you, Chair and esteemed members of the committee, for the privilege of appearing as a witness before you.
I'm an IP lawyer and patent and trademark agent with Bereskin & Parr, and an assistant professor at Western University. I also advise the executive of the Council of Canadian Innovators. I work almost exclusively with Canadian companies to help them benefit from their technology through intellectual property.
I've researched and written in this space with the…