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Asked on: 23 January 2020
Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
Intellectual Property: Crime
Lords
To ask Her Majesty's Government what estimate they have made of the economic impact to the UK of the unauthorised use by persons or companies based in China of intellectual property developed in the UK.
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Answered on: 05 February 2020

The UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is an executive agency of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. It is responsible for intellectual policy (IP) policy; educating businesses and consumers about IP rights and responsibilities; supporting IP enforcement; and granting UK patents, trade marks and design rights.

The IPO recognises the significant harm that IP crime causes to the UK economy and is working alongside domestic and international partners to address the problem.

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