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UK IP Tsar ruled out

Emma Barraclough, London


The UK minister in charge of intellectual property rejected calls from members of the House of Lords yesterday for the creation of a new IP Tsar post

Viscount Younger of Leckie, who took over the job of IP minister this month following the resignation of Lord Marland (who had served less than six months in the role) went on to defend the government’s approach to IP protection after fellow peers declared that "all is not well" with copyright rules in the UK.

Younger was speaking during a debate on the Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill in the grand committee of the House of Lords. The Bill includes a series of measures to extend copyright exceptions in the UK.

Conservative Party peer Lord Jenkin of...


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