Definition of the Intellectual Property Office from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the Intellectual Property Office

 
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the British government department formerly known as the Patent Office. It is responsible for all intellectual property rights in the United Kingdom, including trademarks and patents (= official documents that give people the right to make, use or sell an invention, and stop other people from copying it). It is based in Newport, South Wales.