Better informed on intellectual property
WELLINGTON – Nov. 15, 2011 – Eight people, all entrepreneurs, artists and officers who work in community economic development, participated in an information session on intellectual property (patents, trademarks, copyrights and industrial designs) Nov. 14 at the Rural Action Centre in Wellington. Cécile Klein, seated, business development officer with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, gave a presentation in French on the advantages of protecting one’s intellectual property rights and answered a host of questions. Here, she is seen discussing these rights with Marie-Anne Arsenault, right, owner of À Point Boutique in Mont-Carmel, and Colin Campbell from Property Holdings in Summerside. Also pictured is Jeannine Arsenault, client services officer with the center who organized the session and who explained the service she provides.