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.
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.
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).
For the stately homes of England, the twentieth century was a difficult time.
On planet earth there are around 7.6 billion people, and a third of them play computer games.
Investment in intangible assets is becoming increasingly important in the modern economy.
I love a good frosty morning – the air is so crisp and clear.