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Press contacts

The Intellectual Property Office maintains a press service to deal with enquiries from the media.

An on-line search facility for patent, trade mark and design applications is available.

The IPO also provides a detailed break-down of the number of applications it receives. The yearly figures are available from our Annual reports page.

Media enquiries

For media enquiries, please contact:

Jayne Scott
Press Officer
Tel: +44 (0)207 215 5080
E-mail: IPO Press Officer

Media enquiries can also be sent to our Communications Team via e-mail.

For emergency media calls out-of-hours please contact the duty press officer at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on +44 (0) 207 215 3505.

Please note that both our Press Officer and Communications team are unable to respond to general enquires. These should be directed to our Information Centre.

General enquiries

For general enquiries, please contact:

Information Centre
Tel: 0300 300 2000
E-mail: Information centre