The Intellectual Property Office is a government department responsible for granting Intellectual Property rights including Trade Marks, Registered Designs and Patents. Emma has worked for the IPO for 22 years after studying Business and Marketing in the University of Wales in Cardiff. She is experienced in delivering and advising on all aspects of Intellectual Property. She has worked in the Business Outreach Team for the past 14 years and travels the UK giving advice to SME's and individuals who want help with their IP strategy. In her personal life Emma is a busy Mum to 3 children. She enjoys running and swimming raising money every year by taking part in races around south wales. She also sings with a local soul band and performs in a local pantomime at Christmas.