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...
23 Jan 2019
On the 18th January, IPReg made its response to the LSB's consultation on the Proposed Internal Governance Rules. These rules set out the framework for the extent to which regulatory and representative activities must be separated.
Whilst IPReg's response welcomes the LSB’s intention to provide more certainty about this issue, it also raises...
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...