The IPO has a history of university engagement and support. From helping universities utilise their IP, to embedding IP into academic and professional standards.
Like many others up and down the country I spend my weekend praying my beloved football club get another 3 points.
When I started working in IP, I was amazed how little I’d thought about inventions and new ideas.
In 1877 the Great Eastern Railway reached Cromer. It brought with it holidaymakers who fell in love with the picturesque seaside resort on the North Norfolk coast.
Copyright is an interesting medium. It protects all things creative and artistic including music, poetry, novels, photographs and film.
Many innovations today are simple adaptations of everyday items or concepts. Once imagined, they change our lives and simplify problems overnight.
Counterfeiting is a threat. Not just to consumers who have been sold defective or dangerous goods. It challenges industries and entire economies.
From the perspective of an outsider – which is what I was 5 years ago – the world’s patents system looks on the face of it rather strange – critics might even say dysfunctional.
We all know that when running a business, there are a whole host of procedures and requirements that you need to remember and adhere to.
A family tradition of Christmas surfing in Croyde bay in Devon got me thinking about how improvements to the original rubber wetsuit are potentially patentable.