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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Archive of the IP Federation

28 July 2021

The Bodleian Libraries in Oxford has completed the cataloguing of the IP Federation Archive, and the catalogue is now online here.

The navigation box on the right shows the sections into which the archive is arranged and each section can be expanded down to individual

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The IP Federation elects new President, Sonia Cooper

09 July 2021

The IP Federation is pleased to announce that Sonia Cooper has been elected as the new President of the Federation, effective 9 July 2021.

Sonia is a UK Chartered Patent Attorney and European patent attorney with over 20 years of practical experience in all aspects of intellectual property,

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Amicus Curiae Brief on Enlarged Board of Appeal case G 1/21

27 April 2021

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:

  • in the conduct of
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