Counterfeit tobacco costs the UK economy billions each year. Thankfully, Stuart Phillips and his top dogs Scamp and Koko have a nose for detecting the illicit product and are closing in on the criminals who sell and distribute it.
IP crime has infiltrated almost every community across the UK and can have dangerous consequences. Read how the IPO are helping train police officers to recognise what IP crime is and what enforcement action can be taken against the IP criminals involved.
As the demand for vegan products continues to rise, we look at the innovation behind the plant-based alternatives that have people everywhere going green.
I love reading. It allows our imaginations to run wild and provides a sense of escapism from everyday life, which is so important in these uncertain times. It also helps us switch off from our mobile phones, TVs and dare …
Want to know what an apprenticeship at the IPO is like? Two IT apprentices share their experiences as well as providing details on our latest apprenticeship vacancies.
On World Oceans Day, we look at how ARC Marine are saving our seas with their patented Reef Cubes, providing an environmentally friendly habitat for sea life.
For World Environment Day, we explore some of the IPO initiatives set-up to help the environment from composting to cycling, and what's next on our green journey.
For Mental Health Awareness week (18 - 24 May), we explore some of the IPO initiatives to promote well-being and how these have adapted during the Covid-19 crisis.
Sunday 26 April is World IP Day, when the IPO celebrates intellectual property, or IP.
Following customer feedback, the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has developed a new tool that could help improve your chances of registering a trade mark.