Why aren’t we defining intellectual property as an integral part of our economy?
Our future prosperity will be carved out by backing the talent of businesses working in high tech. Kiwi businesses. A thriving manufacturing sector is at the heart of Labour’s vision. A weightless economy is integral to that.
The manufacturing inquiry is integral. So is getting our Patent laws right. Quantifying the strength of our Intellectual property sector might kick start us to realise our own worth.
Here is my speech tonight in the debate on the Prime Minister’s speech. The hands off, leave it to the market approach of this government has failed all over the world. It’s clearly failing in New Zealand.