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.
Designs protect the way things look. There are different types of protection available for designs. Registered design rights are offered at the IPO but there are also unregistered rights and European design rights.
Since publishing to our website, our patents, trade marks and designs timelines have become a useful resource for both our customers and staff. Find out how they were developed using valuable customer feedback.
As the demand for vegan products continues to rise, we look at the innovation behind the plant-based alternatives that have people everywhere going green.
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.
Getting fit this January? Don't forget to work on your IP assets too! We step inside the gym and explore the significance of brands in the sportswear industry.
We answer some of the most asked questions at New Designers 2019 and share the common pitfalls people encounter when applying to register a design.
Today marks the fourth annual British IP Day. A chance to recognise and celebrate the huge contribution that intellectual property (IP) makes to the UK, culturally and economically.
Did you know, you have to renew your IP rights to keep them in force? Guest author Peter Rouse has some top tips for managing renewals.
Ever wondered what it's like to be a Designs Examiner at the IPO? We talk to Rachel Hancocks about her role in this week's blog.
We take a look at the history of hats, from the functional and practical, to the weird and wonderful and explore the IP underneath.