We spoke to one of the companies who have made use of IPO’s Green Channel – a fast track patent application process- to find out their environmental innovation story.
From street parties to balloons, to masks. Whatever your plans, we have you covered this bank holiday. We explore some of the fun IP in Jubilee.
Have you ever wondered how safe your intellectual property is when stored on your computer? We invited Paul Peters of the Wales Cyber Resilience Centre for Wales to give us some tips on how we can help make our IP cyber-safe.
Every year, on the 26 April, World IP Day is celebrated across the globe. Hosted by the World Intellectual Property Organization, it has a new focus each year. The theme for 2022 is ‘Innovation and Youth’.
With World IP Day approaching, focusing on the theme of youth, our youngest ‘One IPO Transformation’ member talks about how our transformed services will help Generation Z and beyond.
Intellectual property (IP) is crucial to the UK’s future prosperity, so supporting innovation and economic growth is at the heart of the work we do at the IPO. IPO CEO Tim Moss takes a look at how IP plays a major role in the UK’s Levelling Up agenda.
Patent examiners are the technical experts who examine inventions coming into the IPO and apply IP law to see if a patent can be granted. Some of our female patent examiners tell us about their STEM route to a successful career.
We are currently reviewing the UK designs system and launched our call for views on the designs framework in January 2022, which runs until the 25th March. IPO Head of Design Policy, Fiona Warner explains more about what is in the call for views and why it is important for anyone working in design to have their say.
Our One IPO Transformation programme is now in full swing. Project Lead Chris Mitchell shares early designs of the service and explains what you can expect from the new customer accounts.
As the first of our new services enter testing stage, we talk to Deputy CEO David Holdsworth about why feedback from IP rights holders, IP professionals and their clients is vital to transforming how our customers interact with IPO.
The IPO has been collaborating with Code First Girls on a series of Mass Open Online Courses (MOOCs). These courses gave an insight into some of the STEM career paths at the IPO and how people of all ages and genders can enter the field.