The Intellectual Property Regulation Board

Admission to the Register

General Admission

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:

  1. Completed IPReg Application Form .
  2. 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.
  3. A cheque for the appropriate fee, a schedule of which can be found on our Practice Fees page.
  4. 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
222-225 Strand
London WC2R 1BA









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