Intellectual Property APPG

First Registered: 30/07/2015 • Last updated on: 27/01/2021

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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.

Note: All-Party Parliamentary Groups (APPGs) are informal, cross-party groups formed by MPs and Members of the House of Lords who share a common interest in a particular policy area, region or country. APPGs have no official status within Parliament.


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Recent Documents related to Intellectual Property

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

2. IPO events calendar
06/12/2019 - Intellectual Property Office (IPO)
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Found: events calendar Events which have an intellectual property or business focus Published 23

3. Protecting your UK intellectual property abroad
18/11/2019 - Intellectual Property Office (IPO)
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Found: Protecting your UK intellectual property abroad - GOV.UK

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

5. Trade with New Zealand
18/07/2019 - Department for International Trade
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Found: 73 60 10 - - 3 Investment 72 63 6 - - 3 Intellectual property 71 57 12 - - 2 Trade remedies and dispute

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
4: Committee and the Chamber, on the original five intellectual property EU exit statutory instruments that are subject - Speech Link

2. 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
4: going to move away from a gold-standard intellectual property framework. They are worried that this is - Speech Link
5: this means for the wider protection of intellectual property and the big impact it might have on investment - Speech Link

3. 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
4: it sounds as though British holders of intellectual property could be at a significant disadvantage. - Speech Link
5: number of companies holding significant intellectual property rights. I am very concerned that there appears - Speech Link
6: I finish this point? The Intellectual Property Office has been engaging with businesses across a number - Speech Link

4. Trade Marks (Amendment etc.) (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: the debates on earlier regulations, our intellectual property system is consistently rated as one of the - Speech Link
3: application must be submitted to the UK Intellectual Property Office within nine months of exit. The IPO - Speech Link
4: part of ensuring that this part of the intellectual property system continues to function if the no-deal - Speech Link
5: any business, when it is looking at its intellectual property, is going to prefer to stay in the EU rather - Speech Link
6: my life earning my living as a result of intellectual property. It is almost impossible to explain to noble - Speech Link

5. 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: mechanisms that facilitate the sharing of intellectual property—for example, the Medicines Patent Pool, - Speech Link
5: flexibilities in the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Agreement. WTO members can use these - Speech Link

6. Supplementary Protection Certificates (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020
27/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: from the Northern Ireland protocol.Intellectual property plays a vital role in the UK economy; it - Speech Link
2: pharmaceutical strategy for Europe alongside its intellectual property action plan and its evaluation document - Speech Link
3: authority, it would be vulnerable to having the intellectual property unprotected in Great Britain. There would - Speech Link
4: run the risk of losing control of their intellectual property in relation to the need to have a set of - Speech Link
5: debate just a few weeks ago, the World Intellectual Property Organization recently listed the UK as the - Speech Link

7. Designs and International Trademarks (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019
04/03/2019 - Grand Committee

1: intended to ensure that the system governing intellectual property rights in the UK continues to function in - Speech Link
2: application which was still pending in the EU Intellectual Property Office on exit day. Businesses with applications - Speech Link

8. Brexit: Creative Sector
20/06/2018 - Lords Chamber

1: the creative sector, especially to the intellectual property it generates, as a result of Brexit. - Speech Link
2: My Lords, the UK has one of the best intellectual property regimes globally. The creative industries’ - Speech Link
3: the Minister read the document from the Intellectual Property Office entitled IP and Brexit: The Facts - Speech Link
4: continue. As I said, we have a pretty good intellectual property regime, but there are areas where we need - Speech Link

9. Intellectual Property (Exhaustion of Rights) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018
06/02/2019 - Lords Chamber

1: matter, and I know that my officials at the Intellectual Property Office are keen to have continued constructive - Speech Link
2: to an ambitious future relationship on intellectual property”.I fail to see the substance of the - Speech Link
3: of significance represented by the three intellectual property regulations before us today, the fact that - Speech Link
4: consultation was conducted. It says that the Intellectual Property Office, or IPO,“identified the relevant - Speech Link
5: dealing with a statutory instrument on intellectual property, which a lot of Conservative Members, in - Speech Link
6: to the noble Lord, Lord Strathclyde. On intellectual property, the Minister did not say one single word - Speech Link

10. Covid-19: Vaccines and Medical Equipment
25/11/2020 - Lords Chamber

1: and Governments have had to grapple with intellectual property barriers to essential products such as therapeutics - Speech Link
2: the research. So, we are respectful of intellectual property as a principle. None the less, we are also - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Intellectual Property
1. Intellectual Property: UK Relations with EU
asked by: Chi Onwurah
14/07/2020
... what assessment he has made of the (a) national and (b) regional economic effect of the receipt by EEA intellectual property practitioners of unreciprocated access to the Intellectual Property Office.

2. Intellectual Property: UK Relations with EU
asked by: Neil Coyle
16/06/2020
... whether he has estimated the number of jobs at risk in the event that the Government grants European Economic Area intellectual property practitioners unrestricted access to the UK Intellectual Property Office without reciprocal access for UK practitioners to the EU Intellectual Property Office at the end of the transition period.

3. Intellectual Property: UK Relations with EU
asked by: Chi Onwurah
14/07/2020
... what estimate he has made of the economic effect of UK trade mark attorneys not having reciprocal rights to the EU Intellectual Property Office when EEA practitioners will have access to the UK Intellectual Property Office.

4. European Union Intellectual Property Office: Brexit
asked by: Lord Clement-Jones
16/06/2020
...To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to restrict European Economic Area 'address for service' at the Intellectual Property Office if no reciprocal rights are offered by the EU Intellectual Property Office at the end of the transition period.

5. Intellectual Property: UK Relations with EU
asked by: Chi Onwurah
08/06/2020
... what assessment he has made of the (a) national and (b) regional economic effect of the receipt by EEA intellectual property practitioners of unreciprocated access to the Intellectual Property Office.

Latest Questions
5 Current APPG Officers
Pete Wishart Portrait
Pete Wishart
Chair & Registered Contact
Scottish National Party - Perth and North Perthshire
Joined: 30th July 2015
5 APPG Memberships
Beer , Music , Performers' Alliance , Ticket Abuse , Writers
John Whittingdale Portrait
John Whittingdale
Vice Chair
Conservative - Maldon
Joined: 28th September 2017
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:

Annabelle Martin-Jones, Luther Pendragon Ltd, 48 Gracechurch St, London EC3V 0EJ. Tel: 020 7618 9100

Email: annabellemartinjones@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 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
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