A Virtual Event
  • 11:30 – 12:30 pm EDT
  • This event will provide an overview of key strategic opportunities for small to mid-size enterprises (SMEs) in Canada. In-house advisers as well as outside counsel will learn how to navigate their clients through the myriad programs designed to help SMEs succeed.

    Attendees will learn about:

    • Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax incentives,
    • the Innovation Asset Collective (the IAC) from a variety of perspectives,
    • the IP Assist Program, and
    • IP financing.


    • Natalie Raffoul, Founding partner of Brion Raffoul and Fortess.legal
    • Daniela Bassan, K.C., Partner and IP Practice Group Chair at Stewart McKelvey
    • Nassima Naas, Senior Adviser at Hydro Quebec
    • Koula Hatzikiriakos, Manager-Senior Legal Counsel in the Commercial/International sector of Legal Affairs at the National Bank of Canada

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Natalie Raffoul Natalie Raffoul
Daniela Bassan Daniela Bassan
Nassima Naas Nassima Naas
Koulah Hatzikiriakos Koulah Hatzikiriakos