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
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IP Federation President’s Reception 10 July 2020

13 July 2020

Scott Roberts was elected as the new President of the IP Federation at our AGM on 10 July 2020. We were hoping to commemorate the handover by Suzanne Oliver, Immediate Past President, at an IP Federation Centenary President’s Reception, but the Covid-19 pandemic meant that the whole event had to

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The IP Federation elects new President, Scott Roberts

10 July 2020

The IP Federation is pleased to announce that Scott Roberts has been elected as the new President of the Federation, effective 10 July 2020.

Scott is a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and European Patent attorney with 20 years of experience in patents gained in both industry and private

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Free Trade Agreements: why the European Patent Convention is so important

03 July 2020

The United Kingdom has formally left the European Union, and the transition period will end on 31 December 2020.

In order to build a new trading future independent of the EU, the UK is seeking to agree Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) with various countries around the world. An

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