Guidance

Tribunal Patents Manual

This manual provides guidance on the administrative procedure for Patent and Design right proceedings and requests for Opinions.

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Tribunal Patents Manual

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The manual includes detailed desk instructions on the practices and procedures for formal examination and processing of statements and evidence filed in inter partes proceedings before the Comptroller and in the formal processing of ex parte proceedings

We update the manual regularly to include changes in practice and procedure.

Published 6 October 2017