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This is to bring to your attention a debate in the House of Lords in November 2020 during which the IPReg Chair, Lord Smith of Finsbury, sought assurances from the Government that its proposal to exclude trade mark and patent attorneys from the (then) UK Internal Markets Bill would maintain the status quo in relation to…
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…
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…
Pre-Qualification Practical Training Guidance - IPreg Practical Training Protocol TemplateIntroductionThe 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…
The new coronavirus, Covid-19, sees us all in unprecedented circumstances and requiring alterations to typical everyday practices. This section provides links and information that may be useful for you.  Examination AgenciesIPReg-accredited Examination Agencies (EAs) have had to reconfigure their…