31 May 2022
CIPA has provided us with the following information about making payments to Russian firms: The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is subject to UK sanctions. It is widely understood that the Russian Federal Service for Intellectual Property, Rospatent, banks at the Central Bank.  Many CIPA members have therefore asked the question: If I pay...
2 Mar 2022
Russia and UK IP business The current situation in Ukraine following Russia’s invasion is complex and fast-moving.  Guidance on the UK Government’s sanctions can be found on the GOV.UK website.  IPReg cannot provide you with legal advice on whether any actions or business with Russian clients, Russian government departments or the Russian IPO...
8 Dec 2021
The system is now open for the submission of individual and entity annual returns and payment of fees for the 2022 practice year.  All attorneys should complete their annual return before the entity annual return is submitted so that attorney fees can be captured on the entity invoice.  Please read the guidance that was sent to all attorneys and...
24 Nov 2021
Attorneys and firms will be able to renew registration for 2022 and pay their practising fees shortly.  We will notify all attorneys and account administrators by email when the system goes live.  Attorneys should ensure they have made a compliant CPD declaration before starting their annual return.  Attorneys are required to complete their annual...
15 Nov 2021
We will shortly open the system for renewal of registration and payment of 2022 practising fees and will notify all attorneys and account administrators when the system goes live. In the meantime, please log into your account or your entity's account and check that all the information is up to date.  All attorneys must complete a CPD declaration...