Intellectual Property Office
The Intellectual Property Office, an executive agency of the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DCIT), can help you understand how patents, trade marks, designs and copyright and how they can prove an asset to your business.
Our main responsibilities are:
· Educating businesses and consumers about IP rights and responsibilities
· IP policy
· Supporting IP enforcement
· Granting UK patents, trade marks and design rights
Our work encourages innovation, helping the economy and society to benefit from knowledge and ideas.