The Intellectual Property Regulation Board

Making a complaint

IPReg deals with complaints about regulated persons or firms where there is evidence that there has been a breach of IPReg’s regulatory arrangements, including the Rules of Conduct, or where the regulated persons is not of acceptable character and suitability to be registered as an attorney.  Complaints are dealt with under the Disciplinary Procedure Rules (2015)

Generally complaints must relate to matters which have occurred within the last 12 months. If the complaint is made outside that period then an explanation why the complaint could not have been brought earlier must be provided.

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