Next in our 'Meet the Board' series, we speak to Penny Phillpotts, Director of People and Place at the IPO. We discuss where her career started, her experience since joining the IPO last year and her priorities for the future.
The IPO is currently undergoing its biggest ever modernisation of IP rights systems. Research Support Manager, Lauren, explains what the IPO truly means when we ask you to participate in user research, and why you should.
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.
In the second instalment of our ‘Meet the IPO Board’ series, we chatted to Deputy CEO and Director of Services, Andy Bartlett, about his time at the IPO and where he wants the IPO to be in the future.
In December 2022, Adam Williams was announced as IPO’s new CEO. After 13 years at the IPO, he isn’t a totally unknown quantity, but we talked to Adam to find out more about his background, his IPO journey and his aspirations for IPO’s future.
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.
Collaboration and partnerships are key to the IPO’s efforts to combat IP crime and form the core of the IPO’s new counter-infringement strategy. The IPO’s work with our partners is crucial for the strategy’s success. Our partnership with Trading Standards is a central element of this jigsaw. Marcus Evans, IPO’s Deputy Director of Intelligence and Local Enterprise Partnerships explains…
Following National Inclusion Week (26 Sep – 2 Oct) it’s now National Dyslexia Week and we’re reflecting on our accessibility progress here at the Intellectual Property Office (IPO). As I browsed through the archives, I came across a blog written …
It’s just over a year since we launched our ground-breaking, five-year ‘One IPO’ Transformation programme – a complete modernisation of our IP rights services. Emma Ford, Project Lead, brings us a preview of our new patent application service.