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Patent & IP Clinics

Free, confidential advice with local IP attorneys every month at the Business & IP Centre in Manchester Central Library.

  • At the Patent Clinic you can also speak to an Innovation advisor to discuss if your idea is viable.
  • IP Clinics cover Trademarks, Design, & Copyright.
Telephone 0161 234 1991 to book an appointment or email:


Protect Your Idea

Find out why managing & protecting your IP is important for business success.


Manchester Patlib

Information for inventors and innovators is available at Manchester Patlib at the Business & IP Centre in Manchester's Central Library.

  • Help and support with IP enquiries
  • Patent & IP clinics
  • Access to IP databases and useful links
  • Publications and information on patents and business start up

Contact  for more information


Manchester Inventors Group

The MIG aims to help local inventors by providing the right information and through sharing experiences. 
Take your next step forward by talking with people who have shared similar experiences, and with organisations that can make it work for you.

    Meetings are usually held on the first Tuesday evening of the month at Manchester Central Library.