Canada To Ratify WIPO Treaties

Law360, New York (May 13, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Canada will finally ratify intellectual property treaties it signed six years ago, government sources have told the media.

Helene Chalifour Scherrer, the Minister of Canadian Heritage, told the Financial Post the government would introduce legislation this fall to bring two World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) treaties into effect.

The promise came the same day the House of Commons heritage committee issued a report calling on the government to introduce legislation to ratify the treaties by Nov. 15.

The government’s ability to introduce the new legislation would...
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