Patents RAPS Manual

Guidance on administrative procedures for patent and design right proceedings and requests for Restorations and Post-Grant.


Restorations and post grant section manual


The manual includes detailed desk instructions on the practices and procedures for Restorations, Surrender, Cancellation of Licence of Right and post-grant amendments and corrections. This manual has been produced from the Litigation Manual which was updated in November 2016.

We update the manual regularly to include changes in practice and procedure. Changes are indicated by a line in the margin, and there is a schedule of the latest changes in the Introduction.

Published 26 September 2017