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This document sets out the government response to the consultation on the procedures, draft rules and forms for appealing against designs decisions made by the Intellectual Property Office.
It takes account of submissions made as part of the consultation process and where appropriate incorporates suggestions made.
The consultation seeks views on how the process will work when appealing to the Appointed Person against registered and unregistered designs decisions of the IPO. Comments are requested on the draft rules governing the process, and the associated forms.