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
23 May 2019
IPReg wants consumers and small businesses to be able to make informed choices about who is the best person to give them advice on intellectual property law. We have therefore published Guidance today to help regulated firms and attorneys decide what information to provide about their services and costs.
The Guidance includes links to...