30 Jun 2023
From 1 July 2023, the rules governing patent and trade mark attorneys in the UK have changed.  Please refer to the dedicated webpage to find all the new regulatory arrangements and accompanying guidance.
3 May 2023
IPReg's new regulatory arrangements come into force on 1 July 2023. Join our webinar, being run together with CIPA and CITMA, on 8 June, 12.30 - 2pm to hear more about the new arrangements and answer any questions you may have.  CIPA members can join here.  CITMA members can join here.
27 Mar 2023
At its 24 March meeting, IPReg's Board agreed the implementation date of 1 July 2023 for its new regulatory arrangements.  All attorneys, authorised managers and Heads of Finance and Administration will be contacted directly in due course to advise them of the implementation date.  Attorneys and firms should start preparing now for the...
6 Feb 2023
The Government has announced that the new Chair of the Legal Services Board is Alan Kershaw, currently a lay member of the IPReg Board. The IPReg Chair, Lord Smith of Finsbury said: “We very much welcome Alan’s appointment as Chair of the LSB. As an IPReg Board member, he has contributed significantly to IPReg's work particularly the recent...
14 Nov 2022
On 10 November, IPReg formally submitted its application to the Legal Services Board to make significant changes to its regulatory arrangements. The application, together with supporting documents including the proposed new rules, can be accessed on IPReg's website and is also published on the LSB website.  The LSB has 28 days to consider the...