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1 July 2020 — News story
Following government advice on coronavirus, we have very limited access to IPO buildings. We have strong plans in place to maintain services for customers.
The IPO is introducing some temporary fee changes to help customers. These will take effect after the period of interrupted days ends on July 29 2020.
31 January 2020 — News story
Information on trade marks, designs, patents, copyright, and exhaustion of IP rights during the transition period.
29 June 2020 — Guidance
Thinking of doing business in South East Asia, China, Brazil and India? Help and advice is available through our IP liaison officers (attachés).
The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fee structure changed on 1 July 2020.
14 January 2020 — Collection
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