The mainland of the United Kingdom is the ninth biggest island in the world.
Dr 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.
How trade marks make history.
In 1913, the British textiles industry achieved its highest output – 7 billion square yards of cloth were produced.
How cinema turns viewers into creatives.
How intellectual property makes literature. This month, 100 years ago in Cardiff, one of the world’s greatest writers of children’s fiction was born.
The Centre for Alternative Technology is a catalyst for innovation.
As you drive away this summer remember: roads make trade marks.
The UK was once described as an island of coal surrounded by fish – the exploitation of its natural resources was the key to its economic success.
The deaths of two quite different British rock stars during Christmas and New Year highlight the UK’s ability to bring apparently counter-culture ideas into the mainstream.
Last year, what got David Walliams into a helicopter, Liam Scholes sent home from school for dressing up like Christian Grey and head teachers all over the country into red, stripy, T shirts?
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