The IP Federation represents the views of UK industry in intellectual property rights (IPR) policy and practice matters within the UK, Europe 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.read more view members list
Improving the IP framework to meet the needs
of innovative industry
The IP Federation has submitted a response to the UK Intellectual Property Office’s call for views on reviewing the designs framework closing on 25 March 2022.
For full details, click HERE.
To see all our policy papers, click HERE
The IP Federation strongly condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Companies may find the following links useful on the situation in Russia, Belarus and Ukraine.
UK IPO statement
UK Government sanctions on Russia
The annual newsletter in which the Federation reviews its previous year’s activities, IP Federation Review 2021 (formerly Trends and Events), has now been published. It provides an overview of those intellectual property issues which engaged industry during that period and tries to look beyond current
Improving the IP framework to meet the needs of innovative industry
Reviewing the designs framework – Call for views – IP Federation response
Amicus Curiae Brief on Enlarged Board of Appeal case G 1/21
Court of Justice case C-44/21 (Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG v HARTING Deutschland GmbH & Co. et al.)
Consultation on EPC and PCT-EPO Guidelines
Review of EU Design Legislation – Inception Impact Assessment
IP Federation position statement on the Unified Patent Court
Artificial intelligence and intellectual property – call for views
The UK needs to adopt a broader text and data mining (TDM) exception to copyright infringement
Intellectual Property Action Plan – European Commission
UK Research and Development Roadmap
The proposed supplementary unregistered design (SUD)
Amicus Curiae Brief on Enlarged Board of Appeal case G 3/19
IPReg consultation – removing restrictions on providing pro bono advice
Amicus Curiae Brief on Enlarged Board of Appeal case G 1/19
Evaluation of EU legislation on design protection – European Commission consultation