Sunday 26 April is World IP Day, when the IPO celebrates intellectual property, or IP.
Patents protect the features and process that make things work. A patent can only be granted for something that is new and inventive. A patent has to be renewed every year but can last for up to 20 years.
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.
Gaming - it's no childs play. We take a look at the way in which the games industry is evolving and the innovation behind it.
Whether Halloween thrills you or gives you the creeps, it can be a huge opportunity for business owners. We take a look at some of the spooktacular IP at this time of year.
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.
Becoming a homeowner can be a stressful time. Thankfully IP is there to help! From coffee machines to duster gloves, we look at some of the inventions that make life a little easier.
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.
We take a look at the history of hats, from the functional and practical, to the weird and wonderful and explore the IP underneath.
Innovation is everywhere, and no more so than in our kitchens. We take a look at the different gadgets and gizmos that help make life a little easier.
When we think of intellectual property, we associate it with businesses, big cities and high streets. We think of technology, start-ups, big brands.