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Intellectual Property Office

September 15
09:38 2020


There are numerous events throughout the UK and abroad which have an intellectual property or business focus. The calendar is updated regularly so keep checking it to see whats new.

Business training and support

The events team

We offer support to business through workshops and tailored seminars. These give an overview of intellectual property (IP) and how it can help businesses

Events cover;

  • general or tailored content
  • trademarks
  • patents
  • copyright
  • designs

For more information please visit our web page at Intellectual Property Events or by e-mailing

Technical training

We are responsible for making sure our patent examiners are expert in the technologies relevant to patent applications. We have good training relationships with British universities.

We also arrange technical visits to the UK research and development facilities of our patent customers. If youd like to offer a technical visit or a technical talk on your latest innovations, please contact us by phone on 01633 814545 or by e-mailing

Customer visits programme

Representatives meet regularly with our patent customers to keep them informed of our latest policies and working practices, and to gather feedback on our services. If youd like to take part in our customer visit programme, please contact us by phone on 01633 813886 or by emailing

Published 23 September 2014
Last updated 15 September 2020 +show all updates
  1. Webinar Copyright in Business 17 September 2020 added.

  2. New event Building & protecting Brand and Reputation Using Trade Marks added.

  3. IP Masterclass 9th - 11th June postponed.

  4. Sales Innovation Expo (25 to 26 March 2020), IP Masterclass (31 March to 2 April 2020) and Media Production Show (13 to 14 May 2020) postponed, Focus on your Intellectual Property: every business owns IP workshop in Chorley (21 April 2020) and Cake International (24 to 26 April 2020) have been cancelled.

  5. The Photography Show 2020 (Birmingham 14 to 17 March 2020) has been cancelled.

  6. New events: The Northern Business Expo (17 to 18 March 2020), The Norwich Business Show (23 April 2020) and Expo Scotland (5 May 2020) added.

  7. New event Focus on your Intellectual Property: every business owns IP workshop ( 21 April 2020) added.

  8. IP Masterclass15 to17 September fully booked.

  9. New events added: BEST Growth Hub Business Show (27 February), Cake International (24-25 April), The Media Production Show (13-14 May), Thames Valley Expo (4 June), The Creative Craft Show (dates in June, September and November), Women in Business Expo North (30 June-1 July), New Designers (1-4 July and 8-11 July), Strathclyde Business Show (1 October), Chester Business Show (8 October), Women in Business Expo South (14-15 October).

  10. New event Taking your business overseas webinar (12 February 2020) added.

  11. New event Focus on your intellectual property - every business owns IP, What do you own? (3 March 2020) added.

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