VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - July 11, 2016) - On Tuesday, July 12, the Fraser Institute will release a new study comparing Canada's protection of intellectual property (IP) for biologics -- potentially life-saving medicines used to treat cancer and other maladies -- to other countries.

The study, The Biologics Revolution in the Production of Drugs, spotlights how Canada's level of protection -- relative to other countries -- affects investment, innovation and the number of medicines available to Canadians.

A news release with additional information will be issued via Marketwired on July 12 at 5:30 a.m. (Eastern).

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