FICPI’s views on key issues in IP law and practice

In the following pages you will find FICPI's position on the following important topics.  

Substantive Patent Law Harmonisation - otherwise known as SPLH – is quite a mouthful, but it is also a very important topic which impacts the entire IP global community.

Client Attorney Privilege - Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) exist nationally and, in some cases, regionally. Businesses frequently own corresponding IPRs in multiple countries or regions where they trade in goods and services. It is obvious that these IPRs need to be enforceable in each jurisdiction to protect that trade.