UK Patent Office (UKIPO)
Website of official body responsible for patent system in the UK.
European Patent Office (EPO)
Office that issues patents effective throughout most of Western Europe.
United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Official website of office that issues patents in the USA.
European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
Office that grants trade mark and design registrations effective in all countries of the EU.
Organisation with responsibility for the International patent and trademark registration systems.
Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys
Website of patent agents' professional body in the UK.
Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys
Website of trade mark agents' professional body in the UK.
The UK's biggest bioscience incubator and innovation centre, and home of AdamsonJones.
Medilink East Midlands
Specialist member services organisation for the healthcare sector.
Free information on corporate bodies registered in England.
Impacting Business by Design
Grant scheme that provides design, technical, and development support to SMEs and entrepreneurs.
The theme of the 2020 conference is Sustainable Manufacturing and will discuss strategies for manufacturing products in a way that aims to reduce pollution, energy use and waste, whilst remaining commercially viable.
Although a stay of national proceedings is the ‘default’ position in the UK, the stay was refused in this instance because of the combination of an absolute right of appeal, a minimum of two years to appeal and the potential of the ping pong effect before the EPO.