Centre for International Governance Innovation
As a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), Karima Bawa focuses her research on issues surrounding the commercialisation of university research and development and capacity building in IP strategy for Canadian innovators. Through CIGI, she developed an online IP course. Bawa also serves on a number of boards and advises and supports technology startups and scaleups. Prior to her role at CIGI, Bawa was the chief legal officer and general counsel at Research In Motion (now BlackBerry).