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UK Patent Office - http://www.ipo.gov.uk/
Responsible for Intellectual Property (patents, trade marks, designs and copyright) in the UK.  Includes the UK Trade Marks Registry and the UK Designs Registry


UK Patent Status Enquiry - http://webdb4.patent.gov.uk/patents
Search facility to find out details and current status of UK patents and patent applications


Esp@cenet - http://worldwide.espacenet.com/advancedSearch?locale=en_ep
A database containing millions of published patent documents worldwide


UK Trade Mark Register Enquiry - http://www.ipo.gov.uk/types/tm/t-os/t-find.htm
Search facility to find out details and current status of a UK trade mark


UK Designs Register Enquiry - http://www.ipo.gov.uk/types/design/d-os.htm
Search facility to find out details and current status of a design on the UK register


Epoline(R) - http://www.epo.org/
Search facility from the European Patent Office to find out details and current status of a European patent or patent application, and on-line file inspection of some files


World Intellectual Property Organization - http://www.wipo.org/
An international organization dedicated to promoting the use and protection of intellectual property


United States Patent and Trademark Office - http://www.uspto.gov/
Responsible for the grant of US patents and the registration of US trade marks


Japan Patent Office - http://www.jpo.go.jp/
Responsible for Intellectual Property in Japan


Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks & Designs) - http://www.oami.europa.eu
Responsible for the registration of Community trade marks and Community designs


Nominet.uk - http://www.nic.uk/
The registry for .uk internet domain names


Companies House - http://www.companieshouse.gov.uk/
Responsible for the registration and provision of company information


Chartered Institute of Patent Agents - http://www.cipa.org.uk/
The professional and examining body for patent attorneys in the United Kingdom


Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys - http://www.itma.org.uk/intro/index.htm
The professional and examining body for trade mark attorneys in the United Kingdom


The Court Service - http://www.courtservice.gov.uk/
Provides access to selected legal decisions from the courts in England & Wales


The European Court of Justice - http://curia.eu.int/
Provides access to judgments, opinions and orders of the Court of Justice and the Court of First Instance


BioDundee - http://www.biodundee.co.uk
A Partnership for the Life Sciences Industry in Dundee