Patents are by far and away the most complex, time consuming and expensive of the types of intellectual property dealt with at the IPO.
You’ve just bought the carbon fibre bike of your dreams, all £3,000 worth of it. Then, tightening up the seat post bracket, you hear a nasty little cracking sound.
In the current climate, it is more vital than ever that smaller businesses understand and have confidence in the growing choice of finance available to help them succeed.
Having some time off over Christmas and New Year allowed me to catch up with a bit of television viewing. A programme that I like is “Death in Paradise”.
Do you remember the film ‘The Untouchables’? Kevin Costner played the lead role of Elliot Ness, the notorious FBI agent who took down Al Capone in the 1920-30’s prohibition era.
Half a dozen tool companies dominate world markets. None are small fry. Their development departments are sizeable, their market presence strong.
It can’t be far away now. The John Lewis advert is on, Sky movies has a special Christmas channel and Jona Lewie is in a kitchen, trying to stop the cavalry.
A friend said to me a few days ago, “You’ll never guess what - someone tried to steal my money, but the bank stopped it."
How trade marks make history.
In 1913, the British textiles industry achieved its highest output – 7 billion square yards of cloth were produced.