The IP Federation has made a submission to the EU Justice Sub-Committee on intellectual property and the Unified Patent Court, in connection with the inquiry looking at the impact that Brexit could have on the status of EU related IP laws within the UK, including those pertaining to
The IP Federation has responded to the online consultations on the UK potentially seeking accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and on trade negotiations with USA, Australia and New Zealand. The deadline for responses was 26 October 2018.
In conjunction with
Negotiations are continuing on the draft Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments. We have produced a policy paper setting out our views on the proposed Convention, insofar as it concerns intellectual property (IP) rights.
The IP Federation is strongly against the inclusion of
The annual newsletter in which the Federation reviews its previous year’s activities, Trends and Events 2018, has now been published. It provides an overview of those IP issues which engaged industry during that period and tries to look beyond current issues to identify future areas of
Belinda Gascoyne was elected as the new President of the IP Federation at our AGM on 13 July 2018. The handover by James Horgan, Immediate Past President, was commemorated at the IP Federation President’s Reception held at Bird & Bird. Some photographs from the reception follow.