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Search patent information held by the Intellectual Property Office in the patents journal.

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Before you start

The online patents journal is updated every Wednesday and contains information on:

  • UK patent applications filed, published and granted
  • European patents that apply in the UK
  • UK patents that have ceased or expired
  • other legal patent proceedings

You can search for information on filed applications from journals dating from October 2006. Other information is available from March 2008.

Patents journal special notices are also published each week.

Downloadable journals

Download patents journal data in PDF or XML format.

Older journals

Find patent journals from 12 August 1998 to 26 March 2008 in the National Archive.