It is important that IP owners are able to enforce their rights and resolve disputes as quickly and cheaply as possible.
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 …
The IPO has collaborated with a range of enforcement partners to help consumers stay safe when shopping and to avoid counterfeit products. With prices dropping across retail and Christmas around the corner, Black Friday and Cyber Monday can be irresistible. Find out how you could be targeted by online traders selling counterfeit goods.
Collaboration and partnerships are key to the IPO’s efforts to combat IP crime and form the core of the IPO’s new counter-infringement strategy. The IPO’s work with our partners is crucial for the strategy’s success. Our partnership with Trading Standards is a central element of this jigsaw. Marcus Evans, IPO’s Deputy Director of Intelligence and Local Enterprise Partnerships explains…
Have you ever wondered how safe your intellectual property is when stored on your computer? We invited Paul Peters of the Wales Cyber Resilience Centre for Wales to give us some tips on how we can help make our IP cyber-safe.
Recent reports from the OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development) show that fake goods trading is on the increase. Dan Anthony looks at the reasons behind this rise and what is being done to combat these illegal practices. In …
As Halloween approaches, now is the time that trick or treaters everywhere are planning their spooky costumes. Here are our tips on staying safe from poor quality counterfeits and 'creeping it real'.
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.
Counterfeit tobacco costs the UK economy billions each year. Thankfully, Stuart Phillips and his top dogs Scamp and Koko have a nose for detecting the illicit product and are closing in on the criminals who sell and distribute it.
IP crime has infiltrated almost every community across the UK and can have dangerous consequences. Read how the IPO are helping train police officers to recognise what IP crime is and what enforcement action can be taken against the IP criminals involved.
Sunday 26 April is World IP Day, when the IPO celebrates intellectual property, or IP.