Admission to the Register
The requirements which you must satisfy to be registered as a patent or trade mark attorney can be found in the Patent Attorney and Trade Mark Attorney Qualification and Registration Regulations 2009 particularly Regulation 4.
Please note however that the 2 years supervised and 4 years unsupervised “substantial experience” must ordinarily be current. This was added by Regulation 6 of the Rules for the Examination and Admission of Individuals 2011.
Your application should comprise:
- Completed IPReg Application Form .
- Completed IPReg Statutory Declaration. This must be sworn before a commissioner for oaths (this can be an attorney) and that person should not be within your own firm. The original document must be submitted.
- A cheque for the appropriate fee, a schedule of which can be found on our Practice Fees page.
- Evidence of your foundation and advanced exam passes (or relevant exemptions).
The application (hard copy only) should be sent to IPReg c/o The Registrar at:
Fifth Floor, OuterTemple
London WC2R 1BA