Research and analysis

Future manufacturing: importance of intellectual property

Report looking at the importance of intellectual property for future manufacturing activities in the UK.



This report looks at the use of intellectual property rights (IPRs) in UK manufacturing. It gives an overview of current global trends, looks at which UK industries rely on IPRs, and considers how things might change in the future.

This review was commissioned as part of the Foresight project on the future of manufacturing in the UK.

Published 30 October 2013