Category Archives: UK Patents

Changes to patent fees coming in April 2018

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The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) is currently undergoing a major investment programme which will see improvements in its electronic services, increased examination capacity and (hopefully) faster processing times. In March 2017 the UKIPO published a document summarising its “Proposed … Continue reading

Bogus Invoices

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The European Patent Office (EPO) has issued a warning to applicants regarding bogus invitations to pay publication or registration fees for European patents or patent applications. The EPO is aware that the number of such scam letters received by applicants … Continue reading