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Business Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property
Simon King
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In this article you’ll learn

  • Who you should contact for help with Intellectual Property

Having the right type of business intellectual property protection helps you to stop people stealing or copying things as inventions; written and artistic works, designs and symbols, names and images which you may create and use in your business. IP is protected in law by, for example, patents, copyright and trademarks.

Further Information

Intellectual Property Office

The Intellectual property Office has a range of resources that you can use for guidance. Advice is available on the circumstances in which you can apply for patents, and how your local Trading Standards office can help protect them. 

North Yorkshire County Council

City of York Council

East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Call to action to download a free guide to business regulations



In this article, we've covered what Intellectual Property is and where you should go for further information on protecting your inventions.