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Intellectual Property

Intellectual property issues lie at the heart of any debate concerning trade, innovation and competitiveness in a global economy. The Intellectual Property Committee is committed to working with the EU institutions to further develop a strong, cost effective system for obtaining, licensing and enforcing intellectual property rights (IPR) for all parties involved.

Current issues
  • The value of intellectual property for investment, research and innovation, creativity and growth
  • Intellectual property rights (IPR) in third countries
  • IPR in the EU after elections
Sectors represented
  • Service and content providers
  • Retail & consumer goods
  • Law firms
  • Network providers