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7 June 2021 — News story
The UK government has launched a consultation to collect views on the UK’s future regime for exhaustion of intellectual property (IP) rights.
16 June 2021 — News story
30 September 2021 deadline for customers filing a UK right and claiming an earlier filing date for EU trade marks and design applications.
22 April 2021 — News story
Today, IPO outlines the details of its ‘One IPO’ Transformation - a five-year programme to transform IP services and enhance the value IPO adds to the UK economy.
2 March 2021 — News story
The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) continues to support any customers affected by the Coronavirus pandemic.
15 January 2021 — News story
Key information for customers and users of IP about how the IP system and the Intellectual Property Office will operate after the end of the transition period.
7 January 2021 — News story
Customer filing services suspended until further notice.
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