Useful IPO related links

Intellectual Property: the basics

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO), the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property (IP) rights:

Why is IP important? 

Brexit and IP: 

The IPO has an online resource hub for researchers to better understand commercialising research:

Case studies on copyright:



Information on licensing copyright:

Copyright term:

Copyright exceptions.


Mega Journals

Example of copyright permissions:

Creative commons 

Licensing your IP

Open Access


Applying for a patent:

Patents Case studies 

What can be patented?

Example of registered design infringement:

Trusted Research