What we do

We’re the official government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights including patents, designs, trade marks and copyright.

IPO is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation & Skills.

Read more about what we do

Documents

Our announcements

Our consultations

Our publications

Our statistics

  1. Facts and figures

    • 9 June 2014
    • Statistics

See all our statistics

Our ministers

Our management

  • John Alty

    John Alty

    Chief Executive and Comptroller General, IPO

Contact IPO

General enquiry details

Concept House
Cardiff Road
Newport

South Wales
NP10 8QQ

Telephone lines open: Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm, excluding bank holidays

Customer feedback

Customer Insight Unit
Intellectual Property Office
Concept House
Cardiff Road

Newport
South Wales
NP10 8QQ

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question
  3. Make a new request by contacting us at:

Freedom of Information requests

Information Management Unit
Intellectual Property Office
Concept House
Cardiff Road

Newport
South Wales
NP10 8QQ

FOI contact details are for FOI queries only. For general enquiries please use: enquiries@ipo.gov.uk

Corporate information

Read about the types of information we routinely publish in our Publication scheme. Find out about our commitment to publishing in the Welsh language scheme. Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.