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Reviewed 2 September 2011

Press releases 2006

December

18 Patent Office engages in further consultation on the future of examination of trade marks on relative grounds

14 Patent Office Intellectual Property Awareness Campaign visits Reading

08 Patent Office response to the Gowers Review of Intellectual Property (IP)

November

17 Patent Office Chief Executive Ron Marchant is a winner in the annual WORLDleaders European IP awards

14 Patent Office Intellectual Property Awareness Campaign visits London

03 Patent Office Intellectual Property Awareness Campaign visits Scotland

03 Patent Office issues Practice Notice on Patentability of Computer Programs and Business Methods

October

31 Patent Office free seminar in York promotes Intellectual Property in Chemical Science Sector

27 Court of Appeal Judgment on Patentability of Computer Programs and Business Methods

25 Helping Oxfordshire businesses become wealthy and wise

23 Patent Office Gives Free Intellectual Property Awareness Seminars

06 Patent Office Mediation Service judged a success

01 Registering Designs in the UK is now easier than ever

September

26 The Patent Office consults on Representative Actions

August

15 Patents: realising and securing value - an international conference in London

15 The Patent Office listens to its users

15 Registering your Design in the UK will now be easier than ever

July

14 Minister warns Intellectual Property pirates that "the UK is no longer a safe place for you"

10 Our story: Highlights of 2005

05 Lord Sainsbury awards 'Go Green' students

June

30 Patent Office picks top students in Go Green! competition

28 Lord Sainsbury welcomes greater co-operation with India on Intellectual Property Rights

26 Patent Office launches Electronic Casefile System for new Patent Files

22 IP crime group fighting serious counterfeiting & piracy growth

May

19 Patent Office launches innovation support consultation

05 Patent Office provides IP advice to budding entrepreneurs

April

03 Patent Office launches new Mediation Service

March

24 Trevor Baylis OBE visits The Patent Office

14 The Patent Office welcomes the British Library intellectual property centre aimed at businesses

10 UK Patent Office becomes first to win international quality award twice

08 The Patent Office says new Copyright Tribunal Chair will benefit intellectual property legal system

February

22 Businesses asked to comment on the trade mark application process

14 Patent Office conference places genetic diagnostic patenting under the microscope

14 UK Artists' Creativity Rewarded

03 The UK Patent Office calls for comments on how the inventive step in patents can maximise innovation

02 Businesses receive their first infringement and validity decisions via the new Patent Office Opinions service

January

30 Students create energy-saving ideas for the home in new Patent Office competition

24 Patent Office advises South West graduate and student entrepreneurs on protecting their business ideas