11 Feb 2021
Ofcom has asked us to let you know this important information.  The current telephony network is over 35 years old and is to be upgraded. This upgrade has been happening for some years now, but the old telephony network will close by the end of 2025. The older analogue network supports devices that have been around for some time, such as fax...
15 Dec 2020
The IPO have asked us to publish the following important information regarding closing dates for sending requests for certification by the EUIPO to the IPO: "As you will be aware, UK professional representatives wishing to represent clients before the EUIPO must be entered on the EUIPO’s list. For a UK representative to be added to the list, the...
26 Oct 2020
We have become aware that some people may have received an email from American Express advising that the Intellectual Property Office has partnered with American Express® to allow settlement of customers’ patent payments online using American Express® Business.  The email suggests that this will provide rewards and costs savings to IPReg attorneys...
15 Oct 2020
IPReg has launched a Call for Evidence as it commences a review of its regulatory arrangements.  We are keen to have discussions with as many people as possible as we consider how IPReg's rule and regulations should be changed to facilitate innovation and competition whilst providing appropriate levels of consumer protection.  Please contact us...
29 May 2020
2019 was a busy year for the IPReg team! The following are just some of the 2019 headlines… The first regulator to meet all  the LSB’s regulatory performance outcomes - we are proud to be the first regulatory body to meet all the performance outcomes in the LSB’s regulatory performance framework and will work hard to build on that success.  New...