Law and practice


  1. Search for a trade mark

    Look up a trade mark to see if something identical or similar to your brand is already registered

  2. Search for a patent

    Find registered patents, patent applications and pending patents

  3. Find a registered design

    Find registered designs in the UK

  4. Check the trade marks journal

    Find details of recent trade mark applications or amendments by searching the journal

  5. Check the patents journal

    Check the patents journal to find UK-registered patents granted, published and filed

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Trade mark forms and fees
  2. Patent forms and fees
  3. Copyright Acts and related laws
  4. Manual of trade marks practice
  5. Manual of Patent Practice
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