While we’ve tried to cover all key aspects of IP, there is always more to learn. For those that want to learn more we’ve put together a number of links below to sites we like. In addition, we provide some free documents and videos for you to download to help your business too.

The importance of protecting a brand

IP Foundry spoke to Lee Sullivan from Space Ape Games, Lisa Sohanpal from Nom Noms World Food and Priya Shah from Antix about the importance of establishing a brand identity and protecting it with IP.

The importance of IP in tech start ups

We spoke to IP Strategist, Gareth Jones, about why intellectual property is important for tech start-ups. Gareth has helped many now-household names protect their ideas, creativity and develop, as Gareth calls it, their IP story.



The UK Intellectual Property Office

This site is a great first port of call for everything IP.

We particularly like their IP for Business section.

And their IP Health Check can be really useful.

And also their free NDAs are pretty handy.

British Library: Business and IP Centre

The British Library lays on an excellent free IP service including free online resources, events and 1-2-1 advice clinics.



Search for patents

If you want to explore what patents are out there, espacenet’s worldwide database is definitely the best place to look.

EPO’s inventors’ handbook

The European Patent Office has put together some useful content on everything from confidentiality to business planning. Well worth a read.

Invention Capture Forms

We have put together these basic and detailed invention capture forms to help you make a record of new inventions.


European Union IP Office Trade Mark Basics

This EU site provides some useful basic information on trade marks.

Search for trade marks

If you want to search for trade marks in Europe then look no further than here.



European Union IP Office Designs Basics

This EU site provides some useful basic information on registered designs.

Search for designs

This is the place to search for existing registered designs.


Creative works

UK IPO Copyright information

If you want to know more about copyright, then the UK IPO provides a good overview of how copyright applies to different types of media.



Companies that #inciteinnovation

Read about the 20 Companies that we think #inciteinnovation for 2017

Co-working spaces in London by location

Read about our favourite co-working hubs in London sorted by location


Kilburn & Strode Publications

Publications written by the Kilburn & Strode legal team

 Am I free to use my brand? – By Benjamin Scarfield

How do I protect the way my product looks? – By Benjamin Scarfield



Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys

My invention: should I file for a patent or register a design?