This role is responsible for the IPO’s international activities. This includes managing the IPO’s relationships with multilateral institutions such as WIPO, and the office’s bilateral relationships and cooperation with key global markets such as China, North America, ASEAN, Brazil and India. It also provides support and awareness raising for UK businesses who are exporting or are looking to export.
The UK’s IP attaché network is a key part of this work. The IPO’s preparation for the UK’s exit from the EU and our new international trade relationships are also major parts of this role.