Board of Trade: Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department and predecessors: Files

Reference:
BT 209
Title:
Board of Trade: Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department and predecessors: Files
Description:

The files in this series relate to the administration of the Patent Office, to designs, patents, trademarks and copyright, and to legislation concerning them. Some of the files deal with issues with an international dimension, such as the Council of Europe.

Files with the prefix IPD predominate but some files are without a prefix and the series also contains some unregistered material.

Date:
1852-1998
Related Material:
For records of the Committee for Co-ordinating Departmental Policy in connection with Patented and Unpatented Inventions see BT 305
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Former references:
in its original department:   IPD, C, CIC, CS, E, F, IP, IPCD, POE and R file series
Legal status:
Public Record
Language:
English
Creator:
Board of Trade, Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department, 1965-1970
Board of Trade, Patent Office and Industrial Property Department, 1919-1965
Board of Trade, Patents, Designs and Trade Marks Office, 1852-1923
Department of Trade and Industry, Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department, 1970-1974
Department of Trade and Industry, Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department, 1983-1989
Department of Trade, Patent Office and Industrial Property and Copyright Department, 1974-1983
Physical description:
1443 file(s)
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
Department of Trade and Industry , from 1977
Accruals:
Series is accruing

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