Guidance

How to file documents with the Intellectual Property Office

We have a number of options for you to submit your documents at our Newport and London Offices.

Documents

Details

This guide will explain:

  1. File on-line.
  2. File patents by other electronic methods.
  3. File by email.
  4. File by post.
  5. File in person.
  6. Hours of business.
Published 12 May 2014
Last updated 9 November 2020 + show all updates
  1. Sending information to the IPO by e-mail has been replaced with new text.

  2. How to file documents with the Intellectual Property Office updated.

  3. The London office address has moved.

  4. The IPO are currently experiencing issues with our fax services.

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  9. How to file by post information added.

  10. A sentence added under 4.1 covering existing smart cards.

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