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.read more view members list
Improving the IP framework to meet the needs
of innovative industry
The IP Federation has submitted observations at the European Patent Office as amicus curiae in respect of Enlarged Board of Appeal case G 1/21. This relates to oral proceedings by videoconference.
In summary, the IP Federation’s submission is that:
The IP Federation is urging UK intervention in C-44/21 (Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG v HARTING Deutschland GmbH & Co. et al.).
We would be grateful if Her Majesty’s Government saw fit to file a short brief with the CJEU agreeing
The IP Federation has responded to the European Patent Office’s (EPO) public consultation on the Guidelines. We focus on Part F, Chapter IV – Claims (Art. 84 and formal requirements) of the Guidelines for Examination in the European Patent Office, March 2021 edition.
Improving the IP framework to meet the needs of innovative industry
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
Call for evidence to review 2014 copyright changes