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Unitary Patent Regulation and Unified Patent Court Agreement
30 May 2012

The IP Federation has written to Kerstin Jorna at DG MARKT highlighting the Federation’s concerns about the present proposals for the Unified Patent Court. Among other things, this makes the following points: Articles 6-8 We see nothing to...
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Proposed Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court
21 May 2012

The IP Federation has written to the Prime Minister pleading for more discussions to build on the progress that has been made so far towards a better patent system in Europe. Unfortunately, if there are not significant changes to the proposals,...
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The Unified Patent Court: help or hindrance?
03 May 2012

The IP Federation’s contributions are mentioned ten times in the report of the House of Commons European Scrutiny Committee just published entitled “The Unified Patent Court: help or hindrance?” Their overall conclusions read:  ...
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Rules of Procedure for the Unified Patent Court
23 Apr 2012

The IP Federation has submitted comments on the first draft of the Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) issued by the drafting committee following the last meeting of the Commission’s judges and lawyers expert group, with a request...
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European Patent Reform Proposals
05 Apr 2012

Following the IPO’s European Patent Reform Consultation meeting Monday 2 April, the IP Federation has sent a letter to senior ministers and cabinet members emphasising that location is not the only outstanding issue, and that there are still several...
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Role of Government in Protecting and promoting Intellectual Property
30 Mar 2012

The IP Federation has submitted a response to the All-Party Intellectual Property Group’s inquiry into the role of Government in protecting and promoting intellectual property. Organisations wishing to submit evidence were asked to e-mail Alliance@luther.co.uk...
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Consultation on copyright following the Hargreaves Review
20 Mar 2012

The IP Federation has submitted a response to the consultation seeking views on the Government’s proposals for implementing a number of the recommendations, relating to Copyright, which it accepted in its response to the Hargreaves Review of IP...
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IPReg Second Consultation on Litigators’ Rights
16 Mar 2012

The IP Federation has submitted a response to the IPReg Second Consultation on Replacement of the CIPA Higher Courts Qualification Regulations and the ITMA Trade Mark Litigator and Trade Mark Advocate Certificate Regulations, urging IPReg to reconsider...
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Administrative Assistant vacancy
08 Mar 2012

Administrative Assistant vacancy – Hatton Garden, London EC1 Part-time permanent position with the IP Federation The IP Federation represents the views of UK research-based industry on policy and practice matters in in­tellectual property....
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Court of Justice Case C-661/11 (Martin y Paz Diffusion SA v. David Depuydt and Fabriek van Maroquine
16 Feb 2012

The IP Federation is urging UK intervention in Court of Justice Case C-661/11 (Martin y Paz Diffusion SA v. David Depuydt and Fabriek van Maroquinerie Gauquie SA)  For full details, click HERE. To see all our policy papers, click HERE....
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