Traditionally, if you want to predict the future you need two things: a soothsayer and a disembowelled chicken.
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.
When we think of great inventors, artists and writers a gallery of individuals parade through our imaginations.
If you want to see great British architecture – go away. Huge dollops of UK based design skills, set in concrete and framed in steel, dominate the skylines of the world’s great cities.
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.
Counterfeiting is a threat. Not just to consumers who have been sold defective or dangerous goods. It challenges industries and entire economies.
450 years ago a little boy was born in an ordinary, or perhaps typically picturesque, part of the rural Midlands. His mother, Mary, and his father, John, brought him up in a house in Henley Street. And although these were …
For inventor Richard Ayre an idea that was hatched almost 20 years ago, out in Pembrokeshire's St Bride's Bay, is beginning to bear fruit.
Products packaging has an often overlooked function – it makes excellent reading material.
With the new football season under way, once again fans have to contend with changes to team kits.
When it comes to the development of a global brand in a cut throat market, The Great British Bake Off takes the biscuit. It bakes the biscuit.
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