How to protect ideas in the booming life sciences sector

24 minute read
28 October 2021

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The life sciences sector is booming! Most sectors of the economy are now becoming knowledge-based industries, and in those industries – the competition is for ideas. But how do firms protect ideas and innovations, and shield them from being stolen?

Our very own IP and life sciences partner Brian Kingwell recently sat down with LifeSciences BC president and CEO Wendy Hurlburt, and BIV News publisher and editor in chief Kirk LaPointe, to discuss the challenges businesses face when aiming to maximize the value of their intellectual property (IP). He also provides some insights on how modern companies can increase their competitive advantage early on, with the help of an external IP adviser.

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