9 Dec 2019
IPReg has today published Guidance on the 2017 Money Laundering Regulations and its application to patent and trade mark attorneys. Prepared following Leading Counsel's advice obtained jointly with CIPA and CITMA, the Guidance is designed to help attorneys understand what the Regulations are, in what circumstances they apply and the decision...
25 Jul 2019
Today we have published two consultations:
removing the current restrictions on in-house patent and trade mark attorneys providing pro bono advice. We are also proposing changes to allow attorneys who are not actively practising to provide pro bono advice. In both cases, provision of pro bono advice would require the consumer protection...
25 Jul 2019
Today we have published our 2018 annual report.
5 Jun 2019
IPReg is no longer applying a 25% cap on the maximum number of hours that count towards overall CPD for certain “non-interactive” activities. For example, where previously watching a recording of a webinar as opposed to watching it live was deemed a capped activity, from now on an attorney will be entitled to claim 100% of the time spent watching...
29 May 2019
IPReg is consulting on the level of practising fees for 2020. We are proposing to increase fees by RPI (2.3%). The consultation closes at 5.00 pm on Thursday, 4 July 2019. Please follow the link to the consultation document