We have selected a number of organisations that are responsible for monitoring, researching and governing intellectual property rights.
The Intellectual Property Office
The official government body responsible for IP rights in the UK.
The Intellectual Property Institute
Increasing the contribution of IP to economic well-being by timely, relevant and authoritative research and informing policy makers and public debate.
Intellectual Property Quarterly
The Intellectual Property Institute’s flagship publication provides a focal point for discussion of policy issues in IP law and their effects on industry. It has high proportion of international coverage, focusing particularly on common law jurisdictions.
Intellectual Property Laws
A new site clearly outlining the latest information about trademark, copyright and patent laws.
To find out the latest European legal developments for intellectual property rights and enforcement.
The World Intellectual Property Organisation
WIPO has a number of resources for the layman wanting to understand the basics of intellectual property law. These include understanding copyright and related rights and the intellectual property handbook.
Provides practical advice for businesses wanting to understand how to protect their intellectual property.