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Reviewed 30 November 2008

Press releases 2007

December

19 Launch of new on-line patent services

17 British business boosted by overhauled Patent Rules

13 Patent law changes will help businesses reap economic benefit - Lord Triesman

12 Christmas shoppers warned over fake goods

November

20 Waker-Upper triumphs as Cracking Idea 2007

October

18 Fewer expensive patent translations could save British business over £10 million a year

12 Cracking idea by Devon school makes it best for innovation

12 Cracking idea by Maidstone school makes it best for innovation

12 Cracking idea by Blackpool school makes it best for innovation

12 Cracking idea by Whitley Bay school makes it best for innovation

12 Cracking idea by Newport school makes it best for innovation

12 Cracking idea by Cambridgeshire school makes it best for innovation

1 Simplified trade mark law will help businesses - Lord Triesman

September

21 UK Intellectual Property consultation launched today

04 Patent highway between the UK and USA opens today

August

20 New trade mark legislation - free advice

July

31 The UK Intellectual Property Office and South Wales Police join forces to fight Intellectual Property Crime

26 Productivity benchmarking study in the patent grant procedure published

11 New Minister of Innovation visits Newport

2 Patent highway between the UK and Japan opens

June

26 The UK Intellectual Property Office launches new on-line patent application service

20 THINK kit winners rewarded for their good ideas

18 The UK Intellectual Property Office launches free on-line publication service

11 The UK Intellectual Property Office Awareness Campaign visits Belfast

11 The UK Intellectual Property Office Awareness Campaign visits Londonderry

04 Dragon's Den style entrepreneurs boost UK's innovation culture

May

25 Boosting intellectual property awareness is the real winner in this year's THINK kit competition

16 Sir Keith O'Nions, Director General of Science and Innovation Announces Appointment To UK Intellectual Property Office's Steering Board

11 Think kit competition is a winner for the UK Intellectual Property Office

04 The UK Intellectual Property Office Awareness Campaign visits Leeds

April

26 Small businesses urged to mind their IP

13 The UK Intellectual Property Office Awareness Campaign visits Coventry

11 UK Intellectual Property Office launches China Roadmap

06 New legislation gets tough on copyright pirates and counterfeiters

04 UK Intellectual Property Office pilot a fast track European filing scheme

March

30 What's in a name

29 Patent Office 2006 Review reflects current trends in Intellectual Property

27 Wallace and Gromit Front BIGGEST Primary School Innovation Project

26 Government partnership symposium examines intellectual property in healthcare

26 Patent highway between the UK and Japan to open shortly

20 New Chief Executive for the Patent Office

12 Modernisation of Patents Rules

February

16 Patent Office Intellectual Property Awareness Campaign visits Newport

08 Wicks targets bootleggers with £5M crackdown

07 Patent Office launches a dynamic digital format of the THINK kit

05 Inventive step response published today

01 Small firms to get IP health checks

January

12 The Patent Office Intellectual Property Campaign visits Macclesfield

12 Patent Office launches Think kit 2007 competition

05 New Year Honour for Chief Executive