Protect your ideas

Looking for free information/ advice on how to best protect the intellectual property of your business?

Aberdeen PATLIB Centre is part of PATLIB UK, an alliance of libraries and information centres supporting inventors, entrepreneurs and businesses with access to free confidential guidance & information on protecting their intellectual property.

Please contact us for free assistance and information on how to:

  • Register your trade mark/logo
  • Protect your designs
  • Patent your idea or invention
  • Safeguard your copyright
  • And more!

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Source professional IP advice free of charge

Virtual 1:1 Intellectual Property Advice Clinic Appointments

Book a free 1:1 video or telephone  advice consultation with a CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys) registered attorney. Advice sessions take place monthly. Next session - Wednesday 17th March.

Tel. 01224 652500 or email

Access to free initial professional IP advice may also be available on request from members of CIPA (Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys) and CITMA (Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys).


Contact details

Business and Employability
Central Library
Rosemount Viaduct
AB25 1GW
Tel. 01224 652514

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