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The Intellectual
Property Office

The Intellectual Property Office is the official UK government body responsible for intellectual property rights including patents, designs, trademarks and copyright.

Inclusion & Diversity at IPO

Making the IPO a Brilliant Place to Work is a key pillar in our strategy and weaved intrinsically through that is our focus on inclusion and diversity.

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Working for IPO

Be a part of our ‘One IPO’ culture where we want our people to feel connected and proud to be part of our Brilliant Place to Work.


The IPO is a modern organisation which depends on its IT services to operate and innovate effectively. Hear from our STEM and DDaT professionals on how the IPO has supported their professional and career development journey.

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Recruitment Support

We listen to our customers and acknowledge that building our culture starts with innovative, proactive, and inclusive recruitment and attraction. Read more here on our inclusive schemes and how to apply for our vacancies.

Benefits We Offer

We’re making the IPO a great place to work by offering a wide range of benefits to our employees.

Keep up to date…

Follow us on LinkedIn to keep up to date with all our latest posts, articles, insights and events:

“A brilliant place to work is one where our people have everything they need to succeed in their role.”

Penny Phillpotts

Director of People and Place

Inclusive One IPO Culture

Our inclusion and diversity report for 2021-2022 is our fourth edition and outlines the work we have been doing to help make IPO a truly inclusive employer.