Publication scheme

Each government department has a publication scheme, which makes information available to the public about how it operates and how it spends its budget.

This is the Intellectual Property Office publication scheme, drawn up under Section 19 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

The aim of the Publication scheme is to define those classes of information that we routinely publish. The scheme is therefore relatively high level so for more individual documents please browse the website under the relevant subject areas.

The scheme list below sets out:

  • classes of information we publish as a matter of course
  • how this information will be published
  • whether the information is available free of charge or on payment

Please note that the re-use of information published on the website is subject to Crown Copyright restrictions.

Linked organisations

Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Company Names Tribunal

Copyright Tribunal

Our governance; who we are and what we do

About us

IPO site overview; including directors and board members

Customer Charter

Annual Report

Intellectual Property Fast Facts 2015

Our governance

Our ministers

Permanent Secretary

Contacts, queries, complaints and freedom of information

General enquiries

Media enquiries

Customer feedback

Complaints procedure

Freedom of information

Our organisation’s structure and core depratments

Structure chart

Copyright

Designs

Patents

Trade marks

Relevant legislation

Index of UK intellectual property law and practice

Copyright Acts and related laws

Registered Designs Act and Rules

The Patents Act 1977

Trade Marks Act 1994

References to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJ)

Extension of UK intellectual property rights abroad

Patent Cooperation Treaty for private applicants

What we spend and how we spend it

Annual Report and Accounts

Corporate reports

Transparency data– including payments

Corporate plan 2015 - 2018

Annual IP Crime reports

Selection of other corporate reports

What our priorities are and how we are doing

Agency targets - within corporate plan

Customer feedback form

IPO Customer charter

Disabled facilities for customers and visitors to the Intellectual Property Office

Personal Information Charter

Welsh Language Scheme

Research at IPO

Guide to Evidence for Policy - Update 2013

Publications: research and analysis since 2010

Research and evaluation Priorities 2016/2017

How we make decisions

Digital Opportunity: A review of Intellectual Property and Growth - An independent report by Ian Hargreaves

Government response to the Hargreaves Review

1 October 2014: Changes to design and patent law

Patent Journal special notices 2017

Intellectual Property research

Trade marks policy issues and research

Designs policy issues and research

Copyright policy and research

Copyright notices

Orphan works process for returning right holders

Enforcement - Annual IP crime report: 2015 to 2016

Enforcement - IP Crime highlight report: 2015 to 2016

Protecting your UK intellectual Property abroad

Public consultations;

Consultations

Our policies and procedures

External policies and publications;

Energy use and environmental policy

IPO customer service standards

IPO prompt supplier payments

IPO payments: 2017

How to file documents with the IPO

Privacy and cookies

Use of personal information

Personal information charter

Retention and disposal policy for patent and trade mark related records

Patent forms and fees

Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT) fees

Trade mark forms and fees (including International Registrations)

Design forms and fees

Ordering IPO publications

IPO Mediation Service

Company Names Tribunal (forms and fees)

Internal policies, pay and benefits;

Equality and diversity

Working for IPO

Workplace benefits

Procurement procedures;

Procurement at IPO

Contract terms and conditions (services)

Contract terms and conditions (supplies)

Lists and registers

IPSUM (online patent information and document inspection service)

Trade marks register

Designs register

IPO patent data

IPO trade mark data release

Patents Journal

Trade Marks Journal

Electronic Designs Journal

Orphan works register

The services we offer

Regulatory responsibilities;

Intellectual property and your work

Intellectual Property Fast Facts 2015

Patents

Trade marks

Designs

Copyright

Company Names Tribunal

Services for industry;

Annual IP Crime Report

IP Crime highlight report: 2015 to 2016

IP for business tools

Intellectual property research: Patents

Intellectual property research: IP in general

Patents: accelerated processing

Opinions: resolving patent disputes

Intellectual property mediation

Copyright Tribunal

Company Names Tribunal

Corporation tax: the Patent Box

Intellectual Property Fast Facts 2015

IP for business tools

Publications: research and analysis

FOI releases

Trade marks: protect your brand

Patents: accelerated processing

Opinions: resolving patent disputes

Intellectual property mediation

Copyright Tribunal

Company Names Tribunal

Corporation tax: the Patent Box

Services for members of the public;

Intellectual Property Fast Facts 2015

IP for business tools

Publications: research and analysis

FOI releases

Trade marks: protect your brand

Patents: accelerated processing

Opinions: resolving patent disputes

Intellectual property mediation

Copyright Tribunal

Company Names Tribunal

Leaflets, booklets and newsletters:

All IPO publications

IP Insight newsletter

UK-China Intellectual property newsletter

IP Connect

Media releases

Press releases