What brings caffeine shampoo, floor tiling and cutting edge kitchen extractor systems together this July? The answer is the biggest, free sporting event in the world: the Tour de France.
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.
All parents will know the pain and trauma of hearing the Peppa Pig theme tune for the 12th time in a morning. Or watching Disney's Frozen on repeat, just for a 'Let it go' sing-along.
It is Glastonbury Festival time again kids. We all have our favourite bands and artists. But are we buying into the band, the music or the brand?
As I watch my kids look for their lost tennis ball in the hedge, I am suddenly reminded that it will soon be time for Wimbledon.
It’s quite disappointing when reading an article in the press that I see “Mr X has applied to patent his name” or “last year 3000 inventions were copyrighted in the UK”.
‘A is for armoured train’ is the first sentence in the first ever Ladybird book. It was published 100 years ago.
Creatives and inventives are sometimes characterised as dreamers. Their shared trait is their concern with the edges of experience, not the nitty gritty of reality.
A number of famous scientists throughout the years have been linked with Intellectual Property. Mostly though, this is to do with Patents.
It’s a question that we often ask as part of the IPO’s outreach team and it’s not always easy to answer.
When we think of great inventors, artists and writers a gallery of individuals parade through our imaginations.