"As a result we are able to offer the entire paper collection of pre 1900 patent specifications to any interested party. Unfortunately, we are only able to consider interest for the entire collection (approximately 400,000 documents). We are aware that these are important historic documents. However, The British library already hold a preserved set, ours are working documents. By preserving these working specifications digitally for the future not only will we be able to improve our on line services but we will also be able to significantly reduce storage costs. If you are interested in acquiring this unique paper collection or would like further information please contact Terry Sheppard 01495 201611"This may be your golden opportunity. Go for it!
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Anti-Counterfeiting Group. Not only has Ruth made a positive and retrospective impact on the world of IP since she took up the role ten years ago, but she has shown herself to be a true and effervescent IP enthusiast. Anyway, Ruth is definitely retiring and the ACG has already announced her successor, Chrissie Florczyk. Known to many as Timberland's European Brand Protection Manager, Chrissie (left) joins the ACG on 18 November and will be working in tandem with Ruth till the end of the year in order to ensure a smooth transition. The IPKat wishes Chrissie the very best in her new role.