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Trade Secrets Directive – implementation for the UK

16 March 2018

The IP Federation has responded to the IPO’s technical consultation on draft regulations concerning trade secrets. The closing date for responses is 16 March 2018.

The IP Federation is grateful for the opportunity to comment on the draft Regulation and commends the UK Intellectual Property Office

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UK ratification of the Unified Patent Court Agreement

26 February 2018

Members of the IP Federation are keen that the UK should ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) as soon as possible, and before the EU Summit of 23 March 2018. This will enable negotiations to commence rapidly to secure the legal basis on which the UK can stay in

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Intellectual property (IP) law and Brexit – summary of main requests for the UK government

04 January 2018

The attached Brexit note was sent on 22 December 2017 by the Law Society, the representative body for solicitors in England and Wales, to UK ministers and officials, including the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU).

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