June 8, 2020
Isi Caulder authored an article "Intellectual Property (IP) Best Practices in The Time of COVID-19", published in the June 2020 issue of the Commercial Times, a newsletter supplement to the loose-leaf publication Canadian Commercial Law Guide.
The global impact of COVID on the economy and every day life is spurring efforts to find solutions to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Innovative Canadian technology companies, either existing or pivoting in the health care space, are being fueled by funding and investment opportunities and responding to urgent demands in the marketplace.
With the realities of rapid collaboration, prototyping, and in the field testing of devices and therapies within chaotic healthcare front lines come the risks inherent with the public disclosure and sharing of intellectual property (IP). Recent cybersecurity alerts warn healthcare and research institutions working on COVID-19 of targeted hacking efforts designed to steal their intellectual property.
This article was first published by Bereskin & Parr on May 7, 2020.