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  • Meet the IPO Board: Director of Rights Policy and Enforcement, Chris Mills August 21, 2023
    Next up in our ‘Meet the Board’ series is Chris Mills, the Director of Rights Policy and Enforcement. Chris spoke to us about how his career story started, and his highlights since joining the IPO two years ago.
    Jenny Manders
  • Knocking the fakes out of football August 3, 2023
    There’s no place for counterfeit kits in the World Cup, or any area of football in fact. Read how the IPO, along with partners such as PIPCU, are working together to knock the fakes out of the beautiful game.
    Imogen Percival
  • Meet the IPO Board: Finance Director Neil Hartley July 27, 2023
    Next in our ‘Meet the IPO Board’ series, we chat with Neil Hartley. We hear about the challenges in his role as Finance Director – at one time not just for one organisation, but for two, simultaneously! Read on to find out more.
    Neil Hartley
  • SEARCH - the best-in-class tool that will revolutionise patent examiner searches July 25, 2023
    Stephen Otter, IPO Senior Patent Examiner and Search Tools Manager, gives us the inside story on a powerful new patent search tool launched at the IPO this month that will revolutionise our patent examiner searches.
    Jenny Manders
  • Serving up aces at Wimbledon July 14, 2023
    From graphite tennis rackets to fluorescent yellow balls, intellectual property is everywhere you look in the game of tennis. We explore some of the innovations behind the legendary Wimbledon championship.
    Kayleigh Enticknap
  • British IP Day: 25 years of the Alliance for IP July 12, 2023
    The Alliance for IP is a UK-based coalition of organisations representing IP-rich businesses and creators. On British IP Day, and Alliance for IP’s 25th anniversary, IPO CEO Adam Williams looks at the value the organisation and its members contribute as a cornerstone of the UK’s IP environment.
    Adam Williams
  • Intellectual property for King and country May 7, 2023
    The Coronation is not only a historic event, it means big business for some, with flags, bunting and souvenirs flooding the shops. But exactly what are the rules around Royal-related intellectual property?
    Paula Davy
  • Meet the IPO Board: Chief DDaT Officer, Siân-Nia Davies April 27, 2023
    It’s time for the next episode in our ‘Meet the Board’ series. We’ve been speaking to Siân-Nia Davies, IPO’s Chief Digital, Data and Technology Officer, who is responsible for IT, data and security at the IPO.
    Jenny Manders
  • World IP Day 2023: Improving the representation of women in IP April 19, 2023
    The IPO is part of an international taskforce set up by the USPTO to improve the representation of women in IP. Nicola Smith, our Diversity and Inclusion Cultural Advisor, told us about her recent visit to join taskforce members.
    Nicola Smith
  • Standard Essential Patents – do they work for SMEs? April 13, 2023
    Following the Standard Essential Patents (SEP) Call for Views that we ran last year, we’re now hosting a short SEPs Questionnaire. This time, we want to understand how the SEPs framework and licensing environment works for smaller-sized businesses.
    Kayleigh Enticknap
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