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Consultation on the introduction of a Patent Box

21 February 2011

The IP Federation has submitted a response to the Con­sultation on the introduction of a Patent Box with a closing date of 22 February 2011.

In summary: 
  • The IP Federation has not reached a unanimous view on the desirability of the Patent Box.
  • The proposed system is needlessly complex and could be unviable as it stands.
  • R&D tax credits should not be reduced to fund the Patent Box.
For full details, click HERE.

To see all our policy papers, click HERE.


 



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