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Intellectual Property Lawyers' Association

Identification number in the register: 15066281874-49
Registration date: 22/06/2009 13:13:36

The information on this entity was last modified on: 09/04/2015 22:33:24
The date of the last annual update was: 09/04/2015 22:33:24
Next update due latest on: 09/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Intellectual Property Lawyers' Association

IPLA

Unincorporated Association

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Trade unions and professional associations

    Contact details

c/o M Burdon, Olswang LLP
High Holborn, 90
London WC1V 6XX
UNITED KINGDOM

(+44 20) 7067 3000

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Rowan Freeland

Chairman

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Michael Burdon

Secretary

    Goals / remit

To keep under review the law, court procedure and practice relating to patents, trade marks, registered designs, copyright in drawings capable of industrial application whether registrable or not, trade secrets, designs, unfair competition and passing-off: and to make representations and to offer assistance or recommendations to relevant government and regulatory bodies.

  • European
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

all initiatives, policies and legislation, enquiries and decisions regarding any form of intellectual proprty law - patents, trade marks, registered designs, copyright in drawings capable of industrial application whether registrable or not, trade secrets, designs, unfair competition and passing-off


 

No

No

No

No

No

Patents:
Unified Patent Court Agreement
Unified Patent Court draft Rules of Procedure
Unified Patent Court implementation
UK Intellectual Property Enterprise Court procedures and costs
Patents and Standards

Trade Marks:
Community Trade Marks

Copyright and designs:
s52 UK CDPA 1988
Innocence defence to design right infringement
Digital Copyright issues
"Fair use" issues

Other:
Technology Transfer Block Exemption review
Revisions to English court and Intellectual Property Office procedures
Legal costs in IP litigation
Actionability of threats of IP infringement proceedings

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

100%: 350  

350

350

66 law firms are members of IPLA. We do not have information about the number of individual lawyers engaged in relevant activities - we estimate it is in excess of 350.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Culture
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Research and Technology

    Membership and affiliation

    Financial data

04/2013  -  03/2014

< 9,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

IPLA represents UK law firms practising in the field of intellectual property. The officers of the Association, and all those who contribute to its submissions, act as volunteers, without payment. An occasinal levy is made to pay for the website.

    Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
All member firms and individuals are members of the Law Society of England and Wales or similar UK professional body