SOURCE: The Fraser Institute

The Fraser Institute

January 23, 2017 05:00 ET

Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How could stronger patent protections for pharmaceuticals boost the Canadian economy? New study coming Tuesday, Jan. 24

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - January 23, 2017) - On Tuesday, Jan. 24, the Fraser Institute will release a new study examining intellectual property rights and pharmaceuticals in Canada.

Intellectual Property Rights Protection and the Biopharmaceutical Industry: How Canada Measures Up spotlights pharmaceutical investments and patent protections in Canada and how they compare to other countries around the world.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on Jan. 24 at 5:00 a.m. (Eastern).

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    Kristina Lybecker, Senior Fellow
    Fraser Institute

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    Bryn Weese
    Media Relations Specialist, Fraser Institute
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