6 Dec 2018
Today IPReg launches it transparency consultation proposing guidance that will improve the price and service information provided to individual consumers and small businesses.
The proposed guidance has been informed by the Competition Market Authority's reccomendations in its legal services market study, responses to our initial CMA Report...
28 Nov 2018
The Legal services board has approved IPReg's application in respect of 2019 practice fees which are set out in the Practice fee Regulations 2018. Practice fees for 2019 can be paid from 1 December 2018.
6 Aug 2018
IPReg has today published a consultation on its 2019 Business Plan and Budget. All documents can be found here. The deadline for responses is 12 noon on Friday 7 September 2018.
We have also published our 2017 Annual Report and 2017 budget v actual expenditure.
Our audited accounts have been finalised and approved by the Board. They will be...
25 Jul 2018
The Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) has today announced that the Rt Hon Lord Smith of Finsbury (Chris Smith) will become the new Chair of IPReg on 7 September 2018. Lord Smith was appointed by an independent appointment panel following an open recruitment process.
Welcoming his appointment, Fran Gillon, CEO of IPReg said: “I am...
1 May 2018
Pre-Qualification Practical Training Guidance - IPreg Practical Training Protocol Template
The qualification pathway to becoming a registered UK attorney includes both examinations and experience requirements (please see Regulation 4 of the Patent Attorney and Trade Mark Attorney Qualifications and Registration Regulations). Today,...