Yearly Archives: 2018

Changes to fees at the EPO

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The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced a series of fee changes that will come into effect on 1 April 2018. These are not inflation-based fee changes, but changes designed to better reflect the expenses of the EPO. As such, … Continue reading

The UK to join The Hague Agreement

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The Hague Agreement governs the international registration of industrial designs. It allows industrial designs to be protected in multiple countries or regions. An applicant may take advantage of the Agreement to file a single “international” design application with the International … Continue reading