This site is the Government-backed home of UK Intellectual Property on the Internet. They aim to bring you all the answers to your questions and all the resources you need to find your way through the IP jungle of Copyright, Designs, Patents and Trade Marks.

The Copyright Licensing Agency Ltd. (CLA) is the UK’s Reproduction Rights Organisation and a member of the International Federation of Reproduction Rights Organisations (IFRRO).

Formed in 1982, it is a non-profit making company owned by its members, the Authors’ Licensing and Collecting Society (ALCS) and the Publishers Licensing Society(PLS), to encourage and promote respect for copyright.

The Patent Office: ” We stimulate innovation and enhance the international competitiveness of British Industry and commerce. We offer customers an accessible, high quality, value for money system both national and international, for granting intellectual property rights. We develop staff to meet this mission. “