Statutory guidance

The Patents Rules 2007 and Patents (Fees) Rules 2007

The Patents Rules 2007 set out the detailed procedures under the Patents Act 1977, and came into force on 17 December 2007.

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The latest update to the above version of the Patents Rules 2007 and Patents (Fees) Rules 2007 took place on 6 April 2017.

A concordance between the Patent Rules 2007 and the superseded Patent Rules 1995 is available.

Published 17 December 2007
Last updated 6 April 2017 + show all updates
  1. The Patents Rules 2007 and Patents (Fees) Rules 2007 document updated.
  2. Updated version of the rules added.
  3. Document has been updated in light of legislation changes 1 October 2014.
  4. First published.