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5 August 2022 — Consultation outcome
The government is undertaking a call for views on standard essential patents. To better understand the current framework’s function to support innovation
11 August 2022 — Transparency data
The IPO customer service standards tell you the level of service you can expect and how we are performing against these targets.
13 July 2022 — News story
The IPO has announced that Adam Williams has been appointed Interim Chief Executive of the Intellectual Property Office.
12 July 2022 — Consultation outcome
We are seeking views on how to make the designs framework better encourage creativity, innovation and give the UK a competitive.
29 June 2022 — Collection
Protecting your trade marks, patents, designs and copyright abroad.
12 May 2022 — News story
These documents outline our main activities and targets and set out how we will deliver on our ambitions and corporate priorities.
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The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright.
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