Consultation outcome

Industrial Strategy: Intellectual Property call for views

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There were 53 responses to the consultation. These were from individual IP attorneys, trade bodies, industry associations, tech sectors, creative industries and other sectors.

The government would like to thank all respondents for their contributions.

Feedback received

Responses to Industrial Strategy: Intellectual Property Call for Views

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Detail of feedback received

Further to recent Freedom of Information (FOI) requests, we have now published the individual responses to the call for views. This was published on the 21 May 2018.

Please note, certain details which would have been exempt under other sections of the FOI Act, such as personal data, have been withheld from publication. Please note also that copyright in the submissions belongs to the authors, not the IPO, under Crown copyright. You would need permission from the copyright owners to re-use submissions (unless permitted under a copyright exception).

Original consultation


Call for views on maximising the incentives of the Intellectual Property system to stimulate collaborative innovation and licensing opportunities.

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Consultation description

As the government sets out its plans for an ambitious new industrial strategy, the IPO is seeking views to form part of our contribution to the next phase of the strategy. We are looking for your views on a range of specific ways we can get innovators to work together more effectively and get the most out of their IP.

The consultation will run for five weeks, closing on 15 November 2017.


Published 11 October 2017
Last updated 28 June 2018 + show all updates
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