Independent Review of IP and Growth
18 May 2011
The final report on the Independent Review of IP and Growth chaired by Professor Ian Hargreaves and assisted by a panel of experts, Digital Opportunity, has now been published. For more information please visit:
The Review makes ten recommendations designed to ensure that the UK has an IP framework best suited to supporting innovation and promoting economic growth in the digital age. These relate to:
- International priorities
- Copyright licensing
- Orphan works
- Limits to copyright
- Patent thickets and other obstructions to innovation
- The design industry
- Enforcement of IP rights
- Small firm access to IP advice
- An IP system responsive to change
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