The Intellectual Property (IP) department works to ensure appropriate protection of the Group's scientific ideas and inventions, and the goodwill of its products. As the Takeda Group's business activities and organization have become increasingly global in nature, we are required to adopt a more globalized approach to IP.
Our first step was to integrate our IP teams based in different parts of the world to create an IP organization capable of operating globally.
Our IP operations have also established a structure that facilitates lobbying activities through a range of external organizations, so as to respond to increasingly borderless IP regulatory systems worldwide surrounding the company's business.
Global IP activities organized in this way support the Takeda Group's entire business from R&D to sales by focusing on the three key tasks defined below.
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