George Freeman MP has been appointed on 26 October 2022 as Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation,  with responsibility for IP, within the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

George’s other responsibilities as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State to the Dept of BEIS are set out on the Government website. 

Welcoming the Minister’s appointment, Adam Williams, Interim CEO of the IPO said:

I’m pleased to welcome back George Freeman MP as the Minister of State for Science, Research and Innovation, with responsibility for IP.  Along with my colleagues at the IPO, I am looking forward to continuing our engagement with Minister Freeman, working to deliver our 2022-23 corporate priorities.