Update or surrender your registered trade marks

You must tell the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) if any of the details held in the trade mark register need updating or correcting.

You must also tell IPO if you want to give up your rights to your trade mark or appoint a representative or agent.

You don’t pay a fee to update the register.

Update your personal details

Fill in a request to update a trade mark owner’s personal details to change your:

  • name
  • address
  • email

Give up (‘surrender’) your rights to a trade mark

Fill in either a:

Correct a mistake on the register

Fill in the application to rectify the register to correct:

  • a mistake you made, eg in your personal details
  • any mistakes in the wording

Appoint or change an agent or representative

Fill in the form to appoint or change a representative to manage your registered trade marks. You can also use this form to update a current representative’s details, for example their address.

Where to send forms

Send your completed forms to IPO.

Intellectual Property Office
Concept House
Cardiff Road
South Wales
NP10 8QQ
United Kingdom

You’ll be told by post once the register has been updated.