1. Intellectual property - In-depth Guide

    Trade marks can also be registered at the Intellectual Property Office (IPO). Registration is proof of ownership and strengthens a business's trade mark rights  ...

  2. Trading standards: powers, enforcement & penalties | Business ... - In-depth Guide

    ... food standards and safety (some types of trading standards services, including London boroughs, do not enforce food law); intellectual property (for example, ...

  3. Trading standards: inspections & powers

    ... of trading standards services, including London boroughs and those in Scotland, do not enforce food law); intellectual property (for example, counterfeiting) ...

  4. Video recordings & games for sale & hire - In-depth Guide

    Intellectual property. Trade Marks Act 1994. Many traders have registered their trade mark and incorporated it on to the disc or game and the case or any other ...

  5. Business Companion: Quick Guides - business advice for busy ... - News & Update

    Apr 5, 2018 ... ... found themselves on the wrong side of an intellectual-property dispute or been caught out by an unexpected health and safety inspection.

  6. Greater IP protection called for in FAST manifesto | Business ... - News & Update

    Feb 11, 2015 ... The Federation Against Software Theft (FAST) has called for greater protection for the software industry against intellectual property (IP) crime.

  7. Business start-ups: your top five questions answered | Business ... - News & Update

    Mar 9, 2017 ... If you want your logo to become a trade mark, you should register it with the Intellectual Property Office. This will give you legal protection over ...

  8. Digital content - In-depth Guide

    The intellectual property rights in the digital content remain with the originator of the product, or someone else who has bought some or all of those rights.

  9. Car boot sales - In-depth Guide

    Are the goods you are selling your personal property? .... For more information see 'Intellectual property', which includes links to the Intellectual Property Office ...

  10. Miscellaneous - Quick Guide

    Intellectual property ... Energy efficiency of rented property: non-domestic ... of energy efficiency of certain domestic rented property is a rating of E or above.

  11. Company & business names - In-depth Guide

    ... this does not prevent anyone carrying on a business under those names. To register a trade mark you can apply online to the Intellectual Property Office (IPO).

  12. Accurately describing products - In-depth Guide

    ownership of industrial, commercial or intellectual property rights - awards and distinctions; the consumer's rights or the risks they might face. Back to top ...

  13. Internet auction sites & marketplaces - In-depth Guide

    ... goods and to sell unauthorised copies of copyright work (such as audio and video recordings or computer software and games). See 'Intellectual property'.

  14. Investigatory powers of consumer law enforcers: guidance for ...

    Rules governing intellectual property rights, product safety and rules to counter unfair trading also affect a wide variety of consumer facing businesses.