Mainstreaming IPR Awareness in
Business, Creative Industries,
Education & Sustainability

IPAN brings together organisations and individuals drawn from business, commerce, education and the IP professions in the UK, all committed to championing the importance and understanding of IP as a vital ingredient for innovation and success of businesses, large and small.

IPAN events, publications, and research activities aim to stimulate and extend debate about the role and value of IP protection in all its forms. We are constituted as a not-for-profit, membership organisation, independent of any sector lobbying group, and committed to the principles of equality, diversity, and inclusion in all our activities.

IPAN membership is open to organisations and individuals (including students) with an interest in helping promote understanding of the value of IP to society. It currently includes those who use IP or depend on it in their business or profession, as well as IP educators, IP experts and economists, forming a unique, independent think-tank on IP awareness matters. The diverse background and experience of the IPAN membership is its key strength and we are keen to develop this further.

Find out more about IPAN here, becoming a member here, and upcoming events here.

For more on IPAN’s 2024 IP & The SDGs programme for World Intellectual Property Day 2024, please click here.

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In the Spotlight

IPAN publishes ‘The IPAN Guide to the SDGs’ for WIPD 2024

IPAN publishes ‘The IPAN Guide to the SDGs’ for WIPD 2024

With forewords from John P Ogier, Chair of IPAN; Adam Williams, Chief Executive and Comptroller-General of UK Intellectual Property Office; and Neil Lampert, Deputy Chief Executive, The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys, the IPAN Guide to the SDGs is an exploration of the 17 Global Goals through an IP lens featuring the expert perspectives and recommendations of IPAN partners, members, practitioners and policymakers.

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YABOUY™ Gambia: IPAN Coaches GlobalWIIN IP Gold Winner

YABOUY™ Gambia: IPAN Coaches GlobalWIIN IP Gold Winner

Imagine visiting the local Tanji fish market where you can buy fresh local produce to slow-cook your meal Gambian-style, with time to chat, learn about the local cuisine, fashion and culture, singing and playing games before enjoying your aromatic fish dish from the...

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