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Reviewed 14 December 2009

Press releases 2009

December

14 New Chief Executive appointed at Intellectual Property Office

11 Have a REAL Happy Christmas, don't buy fakes!

11 New copyright proposals look to benefit educational and research institutions

04 Lammy helps negotiate breakthrough on new European Patent

02 Intellectual Property Office serves up more free IP support for UK businesses

November

12 Government announces change in copyright law for Third Sector and not-for-profit organisations

11 Lammy celebrates success of UK brands

October

28 Education, enforcement and new business models essential to tackling unlawful filesharing

23 Intellectual Property Office's Cracking Ideas campaign wins top award

21 UK extends the derogation on Artists Resale Right for two years

21 Intellectual Property Office Intelligence Hub scoops BPI Award for their continued efforts to combat music piracy

19 Intellectual Property Office (IPO) seeking stakeholder views on IP Supplement to UNCITRAL guide

14 First Minister Rhodri Morgan guest of honour as ideas of the future are buried in Newport

8 Over the moon as kids predict a future of robots, hover boards and pedal powered TVs

5 New fast lane for applications thanks to a new UK and South Korea Patent Highway

5 Cheaper, faster patents improve business efficiency

1 Cheaper, easier trade marks help protect business assets

September

24 UK National Statement for WIPO General Assemblies

21 UK and Brazil set to continue bilateral co-operation on intellectual property

18 Intellectual Property Office service issues its 100th opinion to Dyson

10 UK and China talks on joint R&D to tackle climate change

9 Intellectual Property Office to host free awareness event in Halifax

3 Partnership - The key to protecting the creative industries

July

20 Structure of patent fees reviewed in Intellectual Property Office consultation announced today

13 Lammy - urgent action needed to tackle global challenges

06 New trade mark services from the Intellectual Property Office make it cheaper and faster to kick start small businesses

June

25 Partnership work and shared intelligence is key to combating IP crime

17 Tougher penalties for online Copyright Infringement proposed as part of Digital Britain package

12 New UK-Korea agreement to speed up patent granting process

May

29 Intellectual Property Office appoints new non executive directors

26 Awareness drive launched in fight against counterfeiting and piracy

15 Copyright debate goes online

12 UK 'Green' inventions to get fast-tracked through patent system

05 Calling all young inventors!

April

09 Reform of Copyright Tribunal Rules will save time and money

March

24 Net named number one

23 Cracking exhibition launches at the Science Museum

13 The availability, affordability and protection of content in Digital Britain

09 Intellectual Property Office announces consultation on trade mark and patent fees

February

27 Intellectual Property Office launches online toolkit

02 New UK-China Intellectual Property deals to help business exploit new ideas

January

26 New business toolkit launched to help in fight against counterfeiting and piracy

19 New patent web databases to help UK business.