Category Archives: Intellectual Property

Minister reveals value of intellectual property to UK businesses on visit to Nottingham

Reports published today show that investments made by businesses in products and services that are protected by intellectual property rights (IPRs) are worth £65 billion a year. The announcement was made by Minister for Intellectual Property, Baroness Wilcox on a … Continue reading

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UK business set to benefit from simpler and cheaper patent system for Europe

A single European patent looks ever more likely as ministers reached important agreements on the detail of a unitary patent at the Competitiveness Council in Luxembourg today. For the first time in 60 years, ministers have agreed on the languages … Continue reading

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The Business Start Up: Why do I need Intellectual Property Advice?

The protection of intellectual property is an essential part of ensuring the success of any business, so it is essential that a business owner gets it right. Mistakes can be costly and a drain on the resources of the business. … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property Department Launched by Breeze & Wyles Solicitors LLP today

Due to increasing demand Breeze & Wyles Solicitors LLP has formally launched its Intellectual Property and Information Technology Department today. Foscussing on SME businesses with a strong web/e-commerce presence, the department can offer in addition fixed price IP/IT Audits. Speaking … Continue reading

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Does every trading business including start-ups have Intellectual Property?

Last week I attended a networking event for Business Start Ups. I spoke to most of the attendees describing what my firm in our Business Services Department. In most cases when I said that my firm was now able to … Continue reading

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Independent review launched to ensure IP system promotes growth

An independent review into how the intellectual property system can better drive growth and innovation has been launched today. Prime Minister David Cameron unveiled the six-month review during a speech at a major event in Shoreditch before an audience of … Continue reading

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IPO invests £3m of in-year savings in business support

More than £3m of in-year savings made by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) will be directly used to support UK business, Intellectual Property Minister Baroness Wilcox announced today. Baroness Wilcox revealed the savings will fund projects to help companies develop … Continue reading

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It is now cheaper to defend your Intellectual Property rights?

By introducing a cap on costs for the losing party the Intellectual Property Users Committee has demonstrated the desire to ensure that more people wishing to defend their Intellectual Property rights use the Patent County Court to protect the IP … Continue reading

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Examination of GB Patent Applications – Important advice from the IPO

Whilst the IPO is able to search a patent application typically within 4 months of being asked to do so, we are not able to provide a similar level of service in respect of requests for examinations. We are also … Continue reading

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World Intellectual Property Day

Today is the day designated by the World Intellectual Property Organisation as World Intellectual Property Day. For more information see http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2010/article_0010.html

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