Guidance

IP crime and enforcement for businesses

Understand how intellectual property crime and infringement occurs and impacts on businesses.

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Details

This guidance covers:

  • overview about IP crime and infringement across IP rights
  • what to do if you are accused of infringing someone’s IP rights
  • options available to address IP infringement: affordable access to justice including IPEC and private prosecutions
  • risks for businesses
  • how to report IP crime
  • information on UK IP Crime Group
  • record of damages awarded in IPEC small claims track
Published 27 September 2017
Last updated 16 June 2020 + show all updates
  1. The UK IP Crime Group added.

  2. Record of damages awarded in IPEC small claims track updated.

  3. Record of damages awarded in IPEC small claims track added.

  4. First published.