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Press releases 2013

Our 2013 press releases are now located on GOV.UK

December

5 New UK-China patent agreement a boost for UK businesses External Link

November

20 Richard Hacon appointed as IPEC judge and Copyright Tribunal Chair External Link

15 Getting the nation singing with the Karaoke Shower Live Tour External Link

14 UK provides the best IP regime in the world External Link

1 Musicians benefit from extended copyright term for sound recordings External Link

October

30 Businesses to get greater intellectual property support External Link

23 Competition to boost youth understanding of music industry External Link

17 Plans unveiled to support IP-rich business get funding External Link

13 The 2014 Fast Forward competition opens today External Link

8 New IP adviser role confirmed External Link

3 UK firms receive IP boost in South East Asia External Link

1 Sweeping reforms to IP Court save businesses time and money External Link

September

16 Revolutionary smart sensor technology is latest patent milestone External Link

12 Protecting the UK from 'fake food' External Link

July

30 New service to assist businesses with copyright issues External Link

30 Intellectual Property Bill moves to next stage External Link

June

28 New unit to tackle online piracy and counterfeit crime External Link

18 Cracking talent amongst UK's youth External Link

12 Artistic performers to get stronger intellectual property protection External Link

May

10 New bill proposes reformed intellectual property laws in the UK External Link

April

17 New proposals to introduce 'superfast' patent service External Link

March

27 Projects win £196,000 for solutions to tackle online piracy and counterfeiting External Link

26 £750,000 Prize for turning innovative ideas into reality External Link

25 Government gives £150,000 funding to kick-start Copyright Hub External Link

22 Intellectual Property Office sets out new evidence and research projects External Link

21 Red tape cut for small businesses with intellectual property disputes External Link

February

26 Cutting of red tape to benefit research and development of new drugs External Link

19 Business Secretary seals agreement to bring patent court to London External Link

12 IP attaché appointed to support UK businesses in Southeast Asian countries External Link