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One IPO Transformation: first glimpse of the new patent application service

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It’s just over a year since we launched our ground-breaking, five-year ‘One IPO’ Transformation programme – a complete modernisation of our IP rights services. Emma Ford, Project Lead, brings us a preview of our new patent application service.

The future of protecting designs: have you had your say yet?

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Call for views on design IP

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.

One IPO Transformation update – how IP attorneys and IP rights owners help shape our future

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As the first of our new services enter testing stage, we talk to Deputy CEO David Holdsworth about why feedback from IP rights holders, IP professionals and their clients is vital to transforming how our customers interact with IPO.

Prize catch - Hookpod invention keeps seabirds safe

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It’s not every day that a business finds a big gap in the market and creates a solution to a major environmental issue, but that’s exactly what Devon-based brothers Ben and Pete Kibel did.

Ben and Pete were nominated for a European Patent Office (EPO) Inventor Award in the SME category for their invention, Hookpod. Read more about how Hookpod protects thousands of seabirds a year.