5 Minute IP Audit – Questionnaire

    Business Details

    Business/Company name:
    Business/Company address 1:
    Business/Company address 2:
    Business/Company town/city:
    Business/Company postcode:
     

    Contact's Details

    First name:
    Surname:
    Contact’s position within the Business/Company:
    Telephone Mobile:
    Telephone Land Line:
    E-mail address:
    Website domain name:

    Business Information

    Description of products and/or services offered by the Business/Company:
    Number of employees:
    Q1. Does your Business/Company own any registered Intellectual Property Rights?
    Patents:
    YesNo
    Trade Marks:
    YesNo
    Designs:
    YesNo
    Q2. Does your Business/Company use any of the following works?
    Logo or Stylised Brand Name:
    YesNo
    Marketing/Advertising Material:
    YesNo
    Manuals e.g. Instruction or Training:
    YesNo
    Publications e.g. News Letters or Magazine:
    YesNo
    Software:
    YesNo
    Photographs:
    YesNo
    If YES - Does your Business/Company own copyright in such works?
    E-mail address:
    Website domain name:
    Logo or Stylised Brand Name:
    YesNoDon’t Know
    Marketing/Advertising Material:
    YesNoDon’t Know
    Manuals e.g. Instruction or Training:
    YesNoDon’t Know
    Publications e.g. News Letters or Magazines:
    YesNoDon’t Know
    Software:
    YesNoDon’t Know
    Photographs:
    YesNoDon’t Know
    Q3. Does your Business/Company use any unregistered trade marks, brands or strap lines?
    YesNo
    If YES - Please identify:
    If YES - Does your Business/Company own the rights in such unregistered trade marks, brands or strap lines?
    YesNoDon’t Know
    Q4. Does your Business/Company operate and maintain a database of customer contacts?
    YesNo
    If YES - in what format is the database maintained?
    On ComputerIn Paper Form
    If the database is maintained on a computer, is access to the database, password protected?
    YesNo
    Q5. Does your Business/Company use any of the following types of information?
    Recipes:
    YesNo
    Formulations:
    YesNo
    Source Code:
    YesNo
    Production Methods:
    YesNo
    Test Results:
    YesNo
    Marketing Plans:
    YesNo
    Sales Information:
    YesNo
    Price Lists:
    YesNo
    Q6. Does your Business/Company use any Intellectual Property Rights owned by a third party?
    YesNoDon’t Know
    Q7. Does your Business/Company operate a website?
    YesNo
    If YES:
    In whose name is the domain name registered?
    Enter Name:
     
    Don’t Know
    Does your Business/Company own copyright in the source code of the website?
    YesNo
    Does your Business/Company own copyright in the ‘look and feel’ of the website?
    YesNo
    Does your website display or incorporate:
    Full contact details of the Business/Company?
    YesNo
    Terms and conditions of acceptable use?
    YesNo
    Q8. Has your Business/Company been involved in any dispute concerning any Intellectual Property Right?
    YesNo
    If Yes – Which Intellectual Property Right did the dispute concern?
    Patent:
    YesNo
    Trade Mark or Trade Name:
    YesNo
    Design Right:
    YesNo
    Copyright:
    YesNo
    Domain Name:
    YesNo
    Confidential Information:
    YesNo
    Q9. Is your Business/Company a party to any of the following types of agreement?
    Contracts of Employment:
    YesNo
    Licence Agreements:
    YesNo
    Manufacturing/Supply Agreement:
    YesNo
    Terms & Conditions of Sale or Purchase:
    YesNo
    Collaboration/Joint Venture Agreements:
    YesNo
    If your Business/Company is a party to any of these types of agreement, do the agreements incorporate provisions dealing with the use, ownership and/or infringement of Intellectual Property Rights?
    Contracts of Employment:
    YesNoDon’t Known/a
    Licence Agreements:
    YesNoDon’t Known/a
    Manufacturing/Supply Agreement:
    YesNoDon’t Known/a
    Terms & Conditions of Sale or Purchase:
    YesNoDon’t Known/a
    Collaboration/Joint Venture Agreements:
    YesNoDon’t Known/a
    Q10. Does your Business/Company have written in-house policies and procedures which deal with the creation, maintenance and enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights?
    YesNo
    Does your Business/Company provide training on Intellectual Property - best practices to members of staff?
    YesNo
    Does your Business/Company have a designated Intellectual Property manager?
    YesNo