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30 July 2020 — News story
Following government advice on coronavirus, we have limited access to IPO buildings. We have strong plans in place to maintain services for customers.
The IPO has introduced some temporary fee changes to help customers. These will apply from 30 July 2020 following the period of interrupted days.
31 January 2020 — News story
Information on trade marks, designs, patents, copyright, and exhaustion of IP rights during the transition period.
17 August 2020 — News story
We will be changing the way customers record payments for paper-based, fee-bearing forms on 1 October 2020.
14 January 2020 — Collection
A collection of intellectual property events, guidance, tools and case studies to help you create value from your ideas.
7 September 2020 — Campaign
The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. Check the new rules from January 2021 and take action now.
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