With Christmas fast approaching, families everywhere are likely to be dusting off their Monopoly board, together with its familiar Scottie dog and top hat player pieces, ready for their annual challenge. How many will be aware of the challenges the game itself has seen since its original invention? Read on to find out more!
The term 'design right' refers to the specific legal protection available to unregistered designs in the UK.
Wheeling their way into the future, are Hornit - an innovative and creative British business that produces a wide range of cycling products. We spoke to their CEO Tom de Pelet about how Hornit has grown and how intellectual property …
Intellectual property (IP) is crucial to the UK’s future prosperity, so supporting innovation and economic growth is at the heart of the work we do at the IPO. IPO CEO Tim Moss takes a look at how IP plays a major role in the UK’s Levelling Up agenda.
We are currently reviewing the UK designs system and launched our call for views on the designs framework in January 2022, which runs until the 25th March. IPO Head of Design Policy, Fiona Warner explains more about what is in the call for views and why it is important for anyone working in design to have their say.
In the latest blog in our 'Closing the Loop' series, we take a look at what happened when a worldwide pandemic had an unexpected impact on our trade mark and design examination applications.
We share our Top Ten IP Tips for helping SMEs identify and make the most of the intellectual property assets they own.
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.
As designers showcase their work at London Fashion Week, we look at the UK's contribution to the fashion and design industry.
Summer has well and truly arrived in the UK, with temperatures hotting up across the country this week.
On planet earth there are around 7.6 billion people, and a third of them play computer games.