About the Alliance

Established in 1998, the Alliance for Intellectual Property (IP) is a UK-based coalition of 23 associations and enforcement organisations with an interest in ensuring intellectual property rights receive the protection they need and deserve. Our members include representatives of the audiovisual, music, video games and business software, and sports industries, branded manufactured goods, publishers, authors, retailers and designers.

The Alliance is concerned with ensuring intellectual property rights are valued in the UK and that a robust, efficient legislative and regulatory regime exists, which enables these rights to be properly protected.  Our Members work closely with trading standards and local police forces to reduce the harm caused by intellectual property crime in local communities and ensure legitimate businesses and traders are able to operate fairly. 

We also work closely with the UK Intellectual Property Office to raise awareness of the harm caused by IP theft across government.  We are also participants in the IP Crime Group, which facilitates cross departmental dialogue and joint working amongst the relevant enforcement bodies and organisations.

Reports & Publications

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Impact of IP

The UK has always valued intellectual property and recognised the need for those holders of intellectual property to be able to capitalise on their creations.

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Campaign & Issues

The Alliance is a partner in the Real Deal: Working Together for Fake Free Markets campaign

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