The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has launched its 'One IPO' Transformation - a five-year programme to transform Intellectual Property (IP) services and enhance the value IPO adds to the UK economy. Debbie Cooke, Head of IPO’s Business Change Team, outlines how developing a world leading IP system can make the UK a more attractive place to invest and drive economic growth.
Copyright protects many types of creative works, such as music, books, drawings, paintings, computer software and films. Copyright protection is automatic once something has been created and usually lasts for the lifetime of the author plus a further 70 years.
What does Sherlock Holmes have in common with the IPO's counterfeit goods report? Our blog explores the connection between crime fiction and real IP crime.
Interior Stylist Emma Morton-Turner feared copyright in photoshoots. That was before she interviewed The IPO's Margaret Haig, who explained how copyright applies to the industry and answered some of the top questions.
I love reading. It allows our imaginations to run wild and provides a sense of escapism from everyday life, which is so important in these uncertain times. It also helps us switch off from our mobile phones, TVs and dare …
Sunday 26 April is World IP Day, when the IPO celebrates intellectual property, or IP.
Struggling to think of the perfect gift for that special someone this Valentine's Day? We're getting romantic in this week's blog as we explore some of the Valentine's related innovations.
Gaming - it's no childs play. We take a look at the way in which the games industry is evolving and the innovation behind it.
It’s that time of year again where we queue up in the cold hoping to get a seat at the front. We’re anxious about the next hour ahead and hoping that nothing will go wrong. Yes, it’s the school nativity …
Whether Halloween thrills you or gives you the creeps, it can be a huge opportunity for business owners. We take a look at some of the spooktacular IP at this time of year.
Our latest educational resource in partnership with Copyright User, puts copyright and creativity under the magnifying glass of the great detective, Sherlock Holmes.