It is Glastonbury Festival time again kids. We all have our favourite bands and artists. But are we buying into the band, the music or the brand?
Gary worked in the field of Intellectual Property for over 30 years. He is now the Senior Communications Manager at Companies House.
I have an old car, a 1993 MX5 to be precise. I only use it in the summer months, when I can drop the hood and feel the wind in my hair (yes I still have some hair).
It’s quite disappointing when reading an article in the press that I see “Mr X has applied to patent his name” or “last year 3000 inventions were copyrighted in the UK”.
Patent pending is a term that you will often hear on programmes like Dragons' Den or The Apprentice. It occurs when inventors and entrepreneurs are talking to potential investors or collaborators.
For my birthday this year my kids bought me a day out at Llandow race circuit - 3 laps in a super car of my choice.
There has been a lot of interest in the press recently about whistle blowers, so I thought I would share a story that I heard on Radio 2’s drive time show recently.
If like me, you are unfamiliar with self service tills, this is something you will hear quite often. As you stand peering at a check out screen with a queue of vexed customers looking over your shoulder.
Love is in the air. Everywhere I look around. Well, especially at this time of the year it is.
Copyright is an interesting medium. It protects all things creative and artistic including music, poetry, novels, photographs and film.
Well, if you are an author of a Christmas song then you certainly will, as it's at this time of the year that the royalties start flowing.
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