Statutory guidance

Directions under section 123(2A) of the Patents Act 1977

The forms set out in the Schedule to these directions are the forms the use of which is required by the Patents Rules 2007 (SI 2007/3291).

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These directions were supplemented by further directions made on

  • 15 May 2018
  • 6 April 2018
  • 6 April 2017
  • 1 June 2016
  • 10 September 2014
  • 13 February 2014
  • 2 November 2010
  • 4 March 2010 (revoked)
  • 17 September 2009 (revoked)
  • 30 March 2009
  • 18 April 2008
Published 5 December 2007
Last updated 23 May 2018 + show all updates
  1. Amendments made 15 May 2018: Patents forms and Guidance notes on the directions given under section 123(2A) added.
  2. Amendments made 1 October 2016: Patents form 14, 20, 21 and 51, Guidance and notes on the changes to patents form 14, 20, 21 and 51, Amendments made 6 April 2018: Patents form 9A, 10, 15, 21 and 34 and Guidance and notes on the changes to patents form 9A, 10, 15, 21 and 34 added.
  3. Amendments made 6 April 2017: Patents form 12 and Guidance and notes on the changes to patents form 12 added.
  4. New directions in relation to patents forms 28 and 30 added on 1 June 2016.
  5. New directions in relation to patents forms 9A, 10 and 17 added on 10 September 2014.
  6. First published.