Intellectual Property APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To debate and highlight the value of intellectual property and the importance of its promotion and protection. The Group meets several times a year on topical issues relating to intellectual property.

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Recent Documents related to Intellectual Property

1. UK overseas intellectual property attaché network
05/08/2019 - Intellectual Property Office
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Found: UK overseas intellectual property attaché network - GOV.UK

2. Protecting your UK intellectual property abroad
18/11/2019 - Intellectual Property Office
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Found: Protecting your UK intellectual property abroad - GOV.UK

3. Factsheet on Intellectual Property in China
06/12/2019 - Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office
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Found: Factsheet on Intellectual Property in China - GOV.UK

4. Annual IP crime and enforcement report: 2018 to 2019
10/09/2019 - Intellectual Property Office
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Found: communications Home Intellectual property Copyright Press release

5. Use of Intellectual Property rights across UK industries
10/09/2020 - Intellectual Property Office
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Found: Research and analysis Use of Intellectual Property rights across UK industries This research

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Intellectual Property

1. Intellectual Property (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
14/09/2020 - Grand Committee

1: That the Grand Committee do consider the Intellectual Property (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020 - Speech Link
2: July 2020, seeks to ensure that the UK’s intellectual property system functions effectively at the end - Speech Link
3: level.”Does that refer to the world intellectual property organisation? If not, who is it?Later - Speech Link

2. Covid-19: Vaccine Production
17/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: and have the Government ensured that the intellectual property in respect of vaccines developed with the - Speech Link
2: oppose the principle of giving up their intellectual property rights in respect of these vaccines? As - Speech Link
3: confirm that, in any discussions on possible intellectual property waivers, he will ensure that standards of - Speech Link

3. Intellectual Property Rights: Affordable Drugs
30/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: Organization’s Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights to guarantee access to affordable - Speech Link
2: countries. We believe that a robust and fair intellectual property system is essential for an innovation framework - Speech Link
3: effective response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Intellectual property rights provide incentives to create and - Speech Link

4. Patents (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
06/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: would reduce the protection of exclusive intellectual property. The problem is caused by the SI’s approach - Speech Link
2: printer at eight pages. I leave that curious intellectual puzzle to him to sort out. Maybe there were - Speech Link
3: concerned because of the protection of intellectual property. So this is not, as we have been told all - Speech Link

5. Intellectual Property (Exhaustion of Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
14/01/2019 - Grand Committee

1: That the Grand Committee do consider the Intellectual Property (Exhaustion of Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations - Speech Link
2: prefer to have the first one, concerning the Intellectual Property (Exhaustion of Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations - Speech Link
3: believe that we are recognised for our strong intellectual property regime. We were ranked third in the world - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Intellectual Property
1. Intellectual Property
asked by: Baroness Neville-Rolfe
23/12/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to introducing criminal provisions for intentional unregistered design infringement.

2. Intellectual Property
asked by: Baroness Neville-Rolfe
18/06/2020
... if there is no reciprocity.

3. Intellectual Property
asked by: John Nicolson
03/03/2021
... how many of the 900 businesses contacted as part of the IPO’s recent Exhaustion of Intellectual Property rights feasibility study (a) responded and (b) were interviewed; and whether he plans to consult businesses further on the matter.

4. Intellectual Property
asked by: Clive Lewis
15/02/2021
... whether his Department has undertaken an impact assessment on potential economic costs for the UK in the event that the proposed World Trade Organisation TRIPS Waiver is not approved.

5. Intellectual Property
asked by: Lord Smith of Finsbury
28/05/2021
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the impact of accession to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership on the intellectual property sector.

Latest Questions
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4 Current APPG Officers
Pete Wishart Portrait
Pete Wishart
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Perth and North Perthshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
4 APPG Memberships
Beer , Music , Ticket Abuse , Writers
Baroness Neville-Rolfe Portrait
Baroness Neville-Rolfe
Vice Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 20th May 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Pete Wishart MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 8303.

Email: pete.wishart.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Abigail Arnold, Luther Pendragon Ltd, 48 Gracechurch St, London EC3V 0EJ. Tel: 020 7618 9100

Email: appgforip@luther.co.uk

Secretariat:

Luther Pendragon Ltd acts as the group's secretariat. http://www.luther.co.uk/

Group's Website:

http://www.allpartyipgroup.org.uk/

Benefits in Kind
Date
11 Feb 2021
Source
Luther Pendragon Ltd
Description
Luther Pendragon Ltd is paid by The Alliance for Intellectual Property to act as the group's secretariat   From : 11/02/2021 To : 10/02/2022
Value
£4,501
Date
11 Feb 2020
Source
Luther Pendragon Ltd
Description
Luther Pendragon Ltd is paid by The Alliance for Intellectual Property to act as the group's secretariat   From : 11/02/2020 To : 10/02/2021
Value
£4,501
Date
11 Jul 2019
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
11 Jul 2018
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2018 To : 10/07/2019
Value
£4,501
Date
11 Jul 2017
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Secretariat   From : 11/07/2017 To : 10/07/2018
Value
£4,501
Date
1 Jan 2016
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Luther Pendragon is paid by the Alliance for Intellectual Property to act as the APPG's secretariat   From : 01/01/2016 To : 31/12/2016
Value
£4,501
Date
29 Sep 2015
Source
Alliance for Intellectual Property
Description
Visit to Brussels   From : 29/09/2015 To : 30/09/2015   Cost Met : Overnight accommodation and meals
Value
£1,501
Date
1 Jan 2015
Source
Luther Pendragon
Description
Luther Pendragon is paid by the Alliance for Intellectual Property to act as the APPG's secretariat   From : 01/01/2015 To : 31/12/2015
Value
£4,501

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Intellectual Property APPG

Former APPG Officers
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 28th September 2017
Departed: 10th March 2021
2 APPG Memberships
Dark Skies , Nuclear Energy
Jim Dowd Portrait
Jim Dowd
Treasurer
Labour - Former Member for Lewisham West and Penge
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Andrew Bingham Portrait
Andrew Bingham
Secretary
Conservative - Former Member for High Peak
Joined: 30th July 2015
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
David Warburton Portrait
David Warburton
Vice Chair
Conservative - Somerton and Frome
Joined: 21st July 2016
Departed: 2nd May 2017