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.
Trade marks are signs that distinguish the goods or services of one business from those offered by their competitors. Trade marks have to be renewed every 10 years but can last forever.
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.
Emma's mum goes to all her gigs but has never heard her sing. Read Emma's story for Deaf Awareness Week and learn why the visual voice is so important.
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.
As part of a series of blogs for International Women's Day, we talk to Toni Williams about her role as a Trade Mark Examiner at the IPO.
The Fray Bentos pie doesn't just have a long shelf life. Read how their trade mark has also stood the test of time.
I was watching an episode of Only Fools and Horses on Sunday evening. Del Boy always believes they have a business idea certain to make them a fortune.
How things have changed. When I was a lad, (ok, it was many moons ago) me and my mates had aspirations of being footballers, pilots or astronauts.
It’s funny how the meaning of words change over time. Who would have thought that calling something bad would actually mean it was good.
Biscuits are important. Estimates vary, but the UK sweet biscuit market is reckoned to be worth around £2 billion a year (source: FT).