December 2015

Unjustified threats on intellectual property rights

The Intellectual Property committee responded to the IPO’s consultation.  The committee welcomes and is supportive of the proposed Bill, and agrees that legislation in this area has become outmoded and requires to be changed and modernised to reflect current needs and issues.  The Committee has not identified any specific areas which would render the proposals “contentious” from a Scottish perspective, and agrees that the bill is suitable for the Parliamentary procedure designed for uncontroversial Law Commission bills. 

The full response is available on our website