Sam Gyimah MP has been announced as the new UK IP minister, having previously been Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Ministry of Justice from July 2016 to January 2018.

Taking over from Jo Johnson MP, Mr Gyimah is now the new Minister of State for Universities, Science, Research and Innovation (a role that covers Intellectual Property). Mr Johnson moves to the role of Minister of State at the Department for Transport and Minister for London.

Further information is available of the CITMA website, which can be viewed here