We are the official government body responsible for granting Intellectual Property (IP) rights in the United Kingdom.
These rights include:
We are an Executive Agency of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) External Link.
We promote innovation by providing a clear, accessible and widely understood IP system, which enables the economy and society to benefit from knowledge and ideas.
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Whether you're an inventor, an artist, or an entrepreneur, our site can help you find the right protection for your intellectual property.