IP & Patent Clinics

If you’re ready to take your ideas further then it’s always wise to get professional help.
The Business & IP Centre in Manchester Central Library offers free, confidential advice with local IP attorneys every month.

IP Clinic

For advice on Trademarks, Designs, & Copyright.
Second Tuesday of the month.

Patent Clinic

Speak to a Patent attorney to find out if your idea can be patented, then talk to an Innovation advisor to discuss if your idea is a viable product or service.
Third Tuesday of the month.

Please note: both clinics are by appointment only.
Both clinics are very popular and can book up in advance, but it’s always worth checking for cancellations.

To book telephone 0161 234 1991 or email: patlib@manchester.gov.uk