Broker Bulletin 4

South Wales – OPUS attends Successful Knowledge Forum October 2019 BIBA approved service provider OPUS UnderwritingLimitedreports a successful day’s attendance at the first-of-its-kind BIBA event [...]

Broker Bulletin 3

Wales – here we come!   BIBA approved service provider Opus Underwriting Limited is delighted to announce its attendance at the forthcoming BIBA South Wales Knowledge Forum in Cardiff on 9 [...]

Rag-Trade Rip-Off

International fashion brand theft of another’s ideas and designs is rife. The big brands are often the worst offenders. So how in the world do they get away with it in plain sight of the creator? [...]

Picture This

Creative differences Remember the 1978 Blondie release of this name. It hit the UK charts and for its three writers, Debbie Harry included, it has churned out regular royalties for them ever [...]

What Katy Did

We are, of course, talking about Katy Perry the pop star and not the subject of a 19th century children’s book. And, in the case of Perry, What Katy Did was rip-off a fellow artist’s song and [...]

Patent it – or wing it?

Quick quiz… What have the radio, the telephone and, with no hint of irony, the board game Monopoly got in common? Answer: The inventors were not those who cashed in. The money was made by those [...]

Registering a design in the UK

Why – what’s in it for me? If you haven’t thought of registering your business designs, you should…simple as. Whilst it may sound like a dull paper exercise involving lawyers, cost and some [...]

Broker Bulletin 2

OPUS Lucky Winner! Congratulations to James Ogilvie of RAC Business Roadside on winning the OPUS BIBA Conference business card raffle! Sam Bobo, OPUS MD, is seen here handing over the prize to [...]

Broker Bulletin

Intellectual Property Insurance – what is it and why clients need it. You’ve heard about IPI, but how do you position it with your clients? How does it fit their business? Is it relevant? You [...]