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Support in your region

There are several services across the UK that offer business and IP support. This page tells you more about these services and what they can offer you.

Patent information centres (PATLIB)

The Patent Information Centres, also known as Patent Libraries (PATLIBs), were created to provide users with local access to patent, trade mark, designs and copyright information.

The centres have qualified and experienced staff who offer practical assistance on a variety of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).

There are thirteen libraries/information centres in the United Kingdom:

PATLIB UK is part of a Europe-wide network of patent information centres External Link.