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We are the regulatory body of Patent Attorneys & Trade Mark Attorneys

When you see “regulated by IPReg” on a website or in an email or letter it means those lawyers (called attorneys) and organisations are regulated by us and that means

  • to qualify, attorneys have had to complete a rigorous examination and training programme and have to do at least 16 hours further professional training every year
  • the attorney and organisations are subject to our code of professional conduct
  • your work will be protected by professional indemnity insurance
  • you can complain to us

Find out more about us.

About us

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