Did You Know

you can now access the official UK Intellectual Property Office file online for all recently published UK patent applications


the London Agreement has dispensed with the need to provide full translations of granted European patents in many European countries - this streamlined process has significantly reduced the costs of validation of granted European patents


the designer of your logo still owns the copyright even if you have paid the bill in full


the Green Channel allows for UK patent applications to be fast-tracked if the invention relates to green or environmentally friendly technology


the UK Intellectual Property Office is trialling a peer-to-patent service involving a selected number of patents being made available online for public comment, with all comments being considered by a patent Examiner before the patent is granted