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Peter Evans

Peter is an economist specialising in the economics of intellectual property rights.

He joined the Economics, Research and Evidence (ERE) team in 2010 and has worked on various projects regarding trade marks, design and copyright, but his main area of research has been patents. Peter has been heavily involved with the creation of analysable datasets to form the basis of the ERE teams research programme. Prior to working for the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) Peter worked at the Office for National Statistifcs for two years where he produced various reports and analysis on subjects such as patents, R&D and the ability to compare company and business data.