FOI release

Private applications of trade marks

Request for information on unrepresented UK trade mark applications and fast track oppositions.


Private applications of trade marks

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Provides information held by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) on:

  • the percentage of trade mark applications filed by private (unrepresented) applicants in 2013 and
  • use of fast track oppositions by private applicants

This information has been released by the IPO under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Published 20 February 2015