The Complicated Relationship Between Tech and Universities

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Published: February 7, 2019
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Research papers by CIGI fellows Jim Hinton and Karima Bawa are featured as part of The Logic’s in-depth look at how Canadian universities are managing tech transfer and questions around university generated intellectual property:

“ ‘Universities are not engines of innovation,’ says Waterloo IP lawyer Jim Hinton, who has conducted a study of Canadian university patents for the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI).”

“ … CIGI senior fellow Karima Bawa noted that the $12 billion spent on university and hospital research in Canada each year is well-regarded internationally. Universities now have ‘significant patent portfolios,’ the study notes.”

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