The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

July 08, 2013 09:02 ET

The Fraser Institute-Media Advisory: Are There Benefits to Strengthening Intellectual Property Protection for Pharmaceuticals? Report Coming Tuesday, July 9

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - July 8, 2013) - The Fraser Institute will release a new report measuring the economic benefits of strengthening intellectual property protection in Canada's pharmaceutical industry, on Tuesday, July 9 at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern).

The Trade and Economic Benefits of Enhanced Intellectual Property Protection for Pharmaceuticals in Canada examines whether the higher cost of medicines that would result from enhanced IP protection are outweighed by potential gains from trade and economic growth.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwire at 6:30 a.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday, July 9.

The full report will also be available as a free PDF download at

Follow the Fraser Institute on Twitter and Facebook.

The Fraser Institute is an independent Canadian public policy research and educational organization with offices in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal and ties to a global network of 86 think-tanks. Its mission is to measure, study, and communicate the impact of competitive markets and government intervention on the welfare of individuals. To protect the Institute's independence, it does not accept grants from governments or contracts for research. Visit

Contact Information