27 Jul 2021
IPReg, having previously consulted on introducing an 18 month sunset clause to the historic JEB examinations and specified historic courses, made an application to the LSB as informed by responses to that consultation. The LSB has recently issued the Decision Notice which approves that application in full.
The revised Rules are valid from 1...
22 Jun 2021
IPReg has recently accredited CPD Training’s Higher Courts Advocacy Course, open to attorneys who already hold the IPReg Higher Courts Litigation Certificate. An individual who successfully completes this course will be awarded, upon application to IPReg, the IPReg Higher Courts Advocacy Certificate leading to rights of audience in the High Court...
17 Jun 2021
IPReg is pleased to announce that it has appointed three new Board members. They are:
Justin Bukspan – Justin is appointed as a professional member to the Trade Mark Regulation Board. Justin is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney. He holds a first class law degree and a master's degree in international business law. Born and raised in France,...
12 Apr 2021
Following a survey of registered patent attorneys and trade mark attorneys, IPReg has today published a report on its findings.
1 Apr 2021
As reported through the IPReg annual renewal process, the nature of the four most frequent complaints made to regulated entities and sole practitioners in 2020:
Costs information deficient/costs excessive – 77 total complaints (65 complaints in 2019);
Failure to advise – 22 total complaints (12 complaints in 2019);
Delay/failure to progress...