The Scottish philosopher Thomas Reid observed almost three centuries ago, There is no greater impediment to the advancement of knowledge than the ambiguity of words.
Good evidence is essential to make sure our policies and law are right. The IPO's research team commissions and develops research into important IP issues.
In the words of British Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli: The most successful man in life is the man who has the best information.
Today’s blog outlines the evaluation of the Fast-tracking Green Patent Applications authored by Antoine Dechezleprêtre, researcher at London School Economics (LSE), who presents his findings at the IPO today.
What is in a name? A blog by any other name would still tell as complete.
I have written this blog along side guest author Rebecca Villis, IPO’s Head of Innovation Policy. It outlines the first major evaluation of the impact of the Lambert Toolkit
Today (20 May 2013) is the IPO sponsored 'Patent Research Workshop'. The event hosted by Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) will showcase three soon-to-be published reports from the IPO's Economic Research and Evidence team.
The Economics, Research and Evidence (ERE) team at the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is pleased to start blogging under the category 'IPO Facto'.