Thousands of years ago, potters made their marks, drew them, or cut them onto their products, and took them to market on the backs of donkeys.
Dan Anthony worked as a trade marks examiner and seconded national expert for the UK IPO and OHIM and he writes extensively on the subject of IP.
He teachers creative writing at Cardiff Metropolitan University and is researching the relationship between intellectual property and creativity at Cardiff University.
His plays and comedy series have been broadcast radio and TV and his children’s books are popular with young readers throughout the country.
Biscuits are important. Estimates vary, but the UK sweet biscuit market is reckoned to be worth around £2 billion a year (source: FT).
Vehicle crime has come a long way since the first highwaymen hijacked coaches on the turnpike roads surrounding 17th century London.
For those seeking inspiration from intellectual property this summer – try Tenby.
Listeners to BBC Radio 4’s The Food Programme will be aware of its tasty combination of the edible with the viable.
For the stately homes of England, the twentieth century was a difficult time.
On planet earth there are around 7.6 billion people, and a third of them play computer games.
Christmas is a bonanza period for fraudsters and fakers.
The inventive mind is a bit like a child’s, and a child’s mind is immensely inventive.
Fans of archaeology will be familiar with the islands of Orkney.