In 2014 China’s iOS app downloads surged with a 30% increase. This rapid growth has pushed China to the top spot for App downloads worldwide.
The IPO provides support and information for businesses planning to export to key overseas markets. We also work to make sure that the international IP system is right for UK businesses.
This week’s state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to the UK marks a "Golden Era" of UK-China relations.
Earlier this month I had the pleasure of visiting China for the second time in my role as Director of Copyright and Enforcement for the Intellectual Property Office.
South-East Asia possesses a population of around 600 million people; of these, there were 203 million internet users in South-East Asia at the end of 2014.
‘Champagne’, ‘Bordeaux’, ’Parma Ham’, ‘Parmesan’. Each of these products, associated with certain regions, are renowned and trusted for their nature, quality and authenticity.
China’s intellectual property (IP) landscape is changing rapidly. In my role as Director of International Policy at the IPO I have watched these changes first hand.
The internet has become a popular and easy channel for product distribution around the world. It has created a marketplace of more than half a billion users in China.
It’s been over 2 months since I took on the role of IP attaché, India. I’m primarily based with the British Deputy High Commission Mumbai but I also spend time at the British High Commission New Delhi.
International Women’s Day seems particularly relevant to the UK IP professions this year.
The IPO has published new research that compares how different countries deal with online copyright piracy.