CIPA – An economy of ideas

On World Intellectual Property Day, the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) published its intellectual property manifesto – An Economy of Ideas: a blueprint for a world-class IP system.

In the manifesto, CIPA call the next Government to ensure that all forms of IP – patents, trade marks, copyright, design protection and specific IP such as plant variety rights, database rights and trade secrets – actively promote entrepreneurship and enterprise. The aim is for the Government to maintain the virtuous circle through which investment in new ideas is protected, leading to profits which can be reinvested in new and exciting projects. Find out more in the video below.

Download pdf version of An Economy of Ideas.