Intellectual property – guidance

Patents: filing proceeding at the IPO

This guide is for patent owners who need further information on filing proceedings as an option to resolve a dispute.

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Patents: deciding disputes

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This guide provides:

  • an overview of options to resolving patent disputes
  • information on starting dispute proceedings
  • examples of the types of evidence you should submit
  • information on patent hearings
  • options to appealing against an office decision
  • information on where to get extra support
  • example of a statement of grounds and counter-statement; witness statement and an exhibit