Ontario Chamber of Commerce

Ontario Chamber of Commerce

November 30, 2007 10:50 ET

Media Advisory-Making a Case for Protection of Intellectual Property: Report

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 30, 2007) - The Ontario Chamber of Commerce will release a comprehensive set of recommendations regarding the protection of intellectual property rights, with a focus on how the province of Ontario can have an impact on this important issue.

WHAT: Release of report and recommendations on protection of
intellectual property

WHO: Len Crispino, President & CEO, Ontario Chamber of Commerce
And representatives of the following industries: wine, video
gaming, recording, pharmaceutical and electrical

WHEN: Monday, December 3rd @ 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: MaRS Discovery District 101 College Street, Room CR3

"We've estimated the cost of counterfeiting and piracy in Ontario to be in the order of $9 Billion, meaning substantial losses in tax revenue and jobs in this province," explains Len Crispino, President & CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce. "The integrity of Ontario's business investment and innovation climate is at stake. The Ontario government must join in efforts to strengthen our IPR regime."

Contact Information

  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce
    Amy Terrill
    W: (416) 482-5222, ext. 241 or C: (416) 605-8205