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I am a Communications Manager at the Intellectual Property Office. Part of the IPO blog team.
As I’m writing this, summer has well and truly kicked in. But I’m all too aware that this glorious weather is unlikely to last for long. Why? Well, we’re heading straight into the heart of festival season, aren’t we?
Cast your mind back to late 2015, to a time before we all over-indulged on mince pies and mulled wine.
Snow is falling, bells are jingling and we’re all rocking around our trees…oh yes, the countdown to the big day is definitely on!
All parents will know the pain and trauma of hearing the Peppa Pig theme tune for the 12th time in a morning. Or watching Disney's Frozen on repeat, just for a 'Let it go' sing-along.
A sure fire way to gauge the success of a brand is to look at how long it’s been around. The longer it lasts in today’s throw-away society, the more it's embedded into our lives, subconscious and culture.
When I started working in IP, I was amazed how little I’d thought about inventions and new ideas.
Many innovations today are simple adaptations of everyday items or concepts. Once imagined, they change our lives and simplify problems overnight.
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.
You've paid for your domain name, designed your content and hired staff to run and update it. Of course you own it… don’t you?