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Publishing: Intellectual Property

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN 76821, tabled on 17 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, what steps his Department has taken to ensure that the publishing industry is consulted by the Intellectual Property Office as part of its review of the UK’s future intellectual property exhaustion regime.

Answered on

25 November 2021

The Government recently held a consultation on the UK’s future exhaustion of intellectual property rights regime. During the consultation period, the Intellectual Property Office held constructive discussions with stakeholders across multiple business sectors, including representatives of the publishing industry and wider creative industries.