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.
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.
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.
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.
The British Library lays on an excellent free IP service including free online resources, events and 1-2-1 advice clinics.
If you want to explore what patents are out there, espacenet’s worldwide database is definitely the best place to look.
The European Patent Office has put together some useful content on everything from confidentiality to business planning. Well worth a read.
We have put together these basic and detailed invention capture forms to help you make a record of new inventions.
This EU site provides some useful basic information on trade marks.
If you want to search for trade marks in Europe then look no further than here.
This EU site provides some useful basic information on registered designs.
This is the place to search for existing registered designs.
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.
Publications written by the Kilburn & Strode legal team