Is Canada losing tech patents game? It's not even playing.

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Dan Breznitz Contributed to Globe and Mail, Jun 8, 2015

On May 9, The Globe and Mail published Canadians Can Innovate, But We’re Not Equipped To Win by former Research In Motion co-CEO Jim Balsillie. This is part of a series responding to and expanding on that essay.

Dan Breznitz holds the Munk Chair of Innovation Studies and is a co-director of the innovation policy lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. He is the author or co-author of several books on innovation-based growth.

In 2011, right after Michael Murphree and I released a working paper on international technology standards, I got a call from the U.S. Senate. Shortly thereafter, I was called to testify on the subject in front of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.