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Introduction to intellectual property

Do you need a better understanding of the four main types of Intellectual Property? Have you had an idea and want to know which area of Intellectual Property protection you require?

These guides will help you distinguish between the different forms of Intellectual Property protection available:

The Business & IP Centre also provides workshops on Intellectual Property, business information and business skills. 

These guides provide useful information for inventors:


Business and Intellectual Property enquiries
The British Library
96 Euston Road
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7454
Fax: +44 (0)20 7412 7453

E-mail: Ask the Business & IP Reference Team