It’s a question that we often ask as part of the IPO’s outreach team and it’s not always easy to answer.
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.
When we think of great inventors, artists and writers a gallery of individuals parade through our imaginations.
January was an exciting month for the British Library. We launched Living Knowledge, a new vision setting out our strategy to guide us towards our 50 year anniversary in 2023.
For mediators, the job is an exercise in rescue, to rescue people from the courts and sometimes from themselves.
The PatLib UK network consists of 15 information centres (mainly libraries).
Love is in the air. Everywhere I look around. Well, especially at this time of the year it is.
Like many others up and down the country I spend my weekend praying my beloved football club get another 3 points.
When I started working in IP, I was amazed how little I’d thought about inventions and new ideas.
In 1877 the Great Eastern Railway reached Cromer. It brought with it holidaymakers who fell in love with the picturesque seaside resort on the North Norfolk coast.
Many innovations today are simple adaptations of everyday items or concepts. Once imagined, they change our lives and simplify problems overnight.