Intellectual Property Office

Latest from the Intellectual Property Office

  1. References to the Court of Justice of the European Union
  2. Filing figures for UK trade mark applications
  3. Spending transactions over £25,000

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What the Intellectual Property Office does

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official UK 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, Energy & Industrial Strategy, supported by 1 public body.

Read more about what we do

Documents

Our announcements

  1. Designs hearing decision O/798/18
  2. IP and BREXIT: The facts
  3. See all announcements

Our consultations

  1. UK implementation of the Marrakesh Treaty
  2. Implementation of the Trade Mark Directive 2015
  3. See all consultations

Our management

Tim  Moss
Tim Moss
Chief Executive and Comptroller General, IPO
Mike Fishwick
Chief Technology Officer, IPO
Ros Lynch
Copyright and IP Enforcement Director, IPO
Pippa Hall
Director of Innovation and Chief Economist
Adam Williams
Director of International Policy
Neil Hartley
Director of Finance, IPO
Julyan Elbro
Divisional Director of Patents
Steve Rowan
Director Registered Rights
Dominic Houlihan
Director of People, Places and Services
Tim Suter
Chair, IPO
Andrew Lawrence
Non-executive board member, IPO
Mandy Haberman
Non-executive board member, IPO
Kevin Orford
Non-executive board member, IPO
Nora Nanayakkara
Non-executive board member, IPO
Lopa Patel
Non-executive board member, IPO

Contact IPO

General enquiry details

Concept House
Cardiff Road
Newport
South Wales
NP10 8QQ
United Kingdom

Telephone:

0300 300 2000

Outside the UK:

+44 (0)1633 814000

Fax:

+44 (0)1633 817777

Textphone:

0300 0200 015

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
United Kingdom

Telephone:

0300 300 2000

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 using the details below.

Freedom of Information requests

Information Management Unit
Intellectual Property Office
Concept House
Cardiff Road
Newport
South Wales
NP10 8QQ
United Kingdom

Telephone

0300 300 2000

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

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Procurement at IPO
  2. Working for IPO
  3. Jobs

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