Intellectual Property Lawyers' Association
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Trade unions and professional associations
c/o M Burdon, Olswang LLP
High Holborn, 90
London WC1V 6XX
(+44 20) 7067 3000
Mr Rowan Freeland
Mr Michael Burdon
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.
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
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
Community Trade Marks
Copyright and designs:
s52 UK CDPA 1988
Innocence defence to design right infringement
Digital Copyright issues
"Fair use" issues
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
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.
|No accredited persons|
04/2013 - 03/2014
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.
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