Intellectual Property Office (IPO)


Intellectual Property Office LogoThe Intellectual Property Office (IPO) is the official government body responsible for granting Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the United Kingdom.

These rights include:

  • Patents
  • Designs
  • Trade marks
  • Copyright

The Intellectual Property Office is an Executive Agency of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) .

The Intellectual Property Office promotes innovation by providing a clear, accessible and widely understood IP system, which enables the economy and society to benefit from knowledge and ideas.
 

Website


www.ipo.gov.uk