Identifying gaps in fostering tech commercialization

Erika MurrayExpert Insights, Intellectual Property, News, Patents

Incubators and accelerators are helping start-up companies across the country, but Toronto intellectual property lawyer Erika Murray suggests more can be done to support tech entrepreneurs in their quest to innovate and commercialize.

“The company start-up process involves creativity and some kind of ingenuity,” she tells “It starts with the idea, typically involving one or two people at the beginning. Then it requires a team, a network, and ultimately a community to foster and truly bring the innovation into the marketplace. So the idea is the spark, but there’s much more beyond that.

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