This year marks 10 years of the IPO’s attaché network in Southeast Asia (SE Asia). We spoke to Rachael Wood, IPO Senior Advisor for Business and International Policy in SE Asia, to learn how the team has been supporting UK businesses trading in the region since our SE Asia IP relationship began.
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.
It’s been more than two years since we launched our five-year ‘One IPO Transformation’ programme. Following the launch of our second consultation, Transformation II, we asked IPO Transformation lead, Natasha Chick, for an update.
From graphite tennis rackets to fluorescent yellow balls, intellectual property is everywhere you look in the game of tennis. We explore some of the innovations behind the legendary Wimbledon championship.
The Coronation is not only a historic event, it means big business for some, with flags, bunting and souvenirs flooding the shops. But exactly what are the rules around Royal-related intellectual property?
While we wait to see who will bring home the trophy let’s look at how far what started as a humble pig’s bladder has come.
With less than one year until we start piloting the ‘One IPO’ service for patents customers, Lucy Mills, Project Lead, tells us about the new search service, with new tools to search and analyse IP.
Wheeling their way into the future, are Hornit - an innovative and creative British business that produces a wide range of cycling products. We spoke to their CEO Tom de Pelet about how Hornit has grown and how intellectual property …
The IPO has collaborated with a range of enforcement partners to help consumers stay safe when shopping and to avoid counterfeit products. With prices dropping across retail and Christmas around the corner, Black Friday and Cyber Monday can be irresistible. Find out how you could be targeted by online traders selling counterfeit goods.
At the Intellectual Property Office we like to celebrate intellectual property every day. British IP Day, however, gives us that extra excuse for sharing some great IP success stories.
We spoke to one of the companies who have made use of IPO’s Green Channel – a fast track patent application process- to find out their environmental innovation story.