Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Business, Innovation
and Skills, are published separately as Bill 102—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Secretary Vince Cable has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the
Human Rights Act 1998:
In my view the provisions of the Intellectual Property Bill [HL] are compatible with
the Convention rights.
Unregistered design right
Registered Community design