About the IP Federation

Improving the intellectual property (IP) framework to meet the needs of innovative industry

The IP Federation represents the views of UK industry in intellectual property rights (IPR) policy and practice matters within the EU, the UK and internationally. It believes that a cost effective, high quality IPR framework is a critical component in industry’s present and future successes in the global economy.

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Improving the IP framework to meet the needs
of innovative industry

IP Federation and In2ScienceUK partnership launch

21 January 2021

This week we are launch­ing our 2021 partnership with In2­scienceUK providing six young people from dis­ad­van­taged backgrounds with a place­ment in the virtual learning programme into differ­ent STEM fields, kickstarting their high tech career.

Their mission is to improve social mobility and diversity in

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Review of EU Design Legislation – Inception Impact Assessment

13 January 2021

The IP Federation has responded to the EU Commission’s inception impact assessment relating to review of the Design Directive and Community Design Regulation. Although our comments submitted in response to this assessment were around the specific objectives and policy options proposed by the Commission, they

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IP Federation position statement on the Unified Patent Court

23 December 2020

The IP Federation has issued its position statement on the Unified Patent Court (UPC).

The IP Federation has consistently supported a Unified Patent Court (UPC) established by an agreement of which the UK was a member. We have also made clear that in our view the system is

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