It's 5pm on a Saturday and the kids have been fed, phew!
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.
Common questions I get asked are; ‘How do I patent my name?’ or ‘How do I protect my idea?’.
In February this year, aerospace giants Boeing announced plans to open its first manufacturing facility in Europe in Sheffield.
We all love a sequel: Led Zeppelin II, Super Mario Bros, Aliens, The Empire Strikes Back and...British IP Day.
As a Business Outreach Manager, it's my role to raise awareness of IP and I find myself often saying: You don't have to look far, IP is all around us.
It can’t be far away now. The John Lewis advert is on, Sky movies has a special Christmas channel and Jona Lewie is in a kitchen, trying to stop the cavalry.
In 1913, the British textiles industry achieved its highest output – 7 billion square yards of cloth were produced.
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?
The deaths of two quite different British rock stars during Christmas and New Year highlight the UK’s ability to bring apparently counter-culture ideas into the mainstream.
Since the dawn of time people have marked goods to indicate ownership, craftsmanship, producer or place of production.