Minister Champagne highlights two IP-related initiatives to mark World Intellectual Property Day

Government of Canada launches ElevateIP to help Canadian innovators access intellectual property services and announces Indigenous intellectual property grant recipientsCanadian start-ups and small and medium-sized companies are key drivers of innovation across Canada and in every sector of the economy. They bring innovative products, services and ideas to market, often with valuable intellectual property (IP) that can be developed, managed and leveraged for success.At the same time, respect for and recognition of Indigenous peoples’ intellectual property knowledge and culture is integral to the social, cultural and economic interests of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples.