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Guidance: Intellectual Property Office: privacy notices

Guidance: Intellectual Property Office: privacy notices

Privacy notices regarding personal data processed by the IPO for the administration of IP rights, or data processed under a contract or consent.

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One IPO Transformation: stepping up a gear

One IPO Transformation: stepping up a gear

Our One IPO Transformation project launched in April 2021. Here are the updates for our transformation activity since then.

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Transparency data: IPO customer service standards

Transparency data: IPO customer service standards

The IPO customer service standards tell you the level of service you can expect and how we are performing against these targets

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Guidance: Bulk change of address service available

Guidance: Bulk change of address service available

The IPO is introducing a temporary service to process high volume requests to update the representative address for newly created comparable trade marks and re-registered designs.

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Guidance: Requests to amend a patent after grant

Guidance: Requests to amend a patent after grant

Applications received to amend the specification of a patent under sections 27 and 75 before the court and the Office.

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Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6904

Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6904

Publication date 15 September 2021.

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Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Details of all patent hearings that are scheduled.

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Decision: Designs hearing decision O/652/21

Decision: Designs hearing decision O/652/21

Outcome of request to invalidate, hearing held on 8 September.

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Guidance: Search UK trade mark classes

Guidance: Search UK trade mark classes

Use this service to find goods and services that would be acceptable as part of a UK trade mark application.

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Guidance: Copyright: orphan works

Guidance: Copyright: orphan works

How to get permission to copy a creative work for which the right holder(s) cannot be found ie an orphan work.

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Guidance: Annual IP crime and enforcement report: 2020 to 2021

Guidance: Annual IP crime and enforcement report: 2020 to 2021

Highlighting current and emerging counterfeiting and piracy threats in the UK and overseas, including Trading Standards successful IP cases.

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Guidance: Annual IP crime and enforcement report: 2020 to 2021

Guidance: Annual IP crime and enforcement report: 2020 to 2021

Highlighting current and emerging counterfeiting and piracy threats in the UK and overseas, including Trading Standards successful IP cases.

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Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6903

Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6903

Publication date 8 September 2021.

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Guidance: Requests for opinions: 2021

Guidance: Requests for opinions: 2021

Information about opinions requests we have received this year.

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Notice: Trade marks and designs: hearing diaries

Notice: Trade marks and designs: hearing diaries

Details of all scheduled trade mark (unless otherwise specified) procedural hearings, main hearings and appeals to the appointed person.

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Guidance: Intellectual Property Office: privacy notices

Guidance: Intellectual Property Office: privacy notices

Privacy notices regarding personal data processed by the IPO for the administration of IP rights, or data processed under a contract or consent.

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Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Details of all patent hearings that are scheduled.

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Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Details of all patent hearings that are scheduled.

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Guidance: Requests to amend a patent after grant

Guidance: Requests to amend a patent after grant

Applications received to amend the specification of a patent under sections 27 and 75 before the court and the Office.

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Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6902

Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6902

Publication date 1 September 2021.

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Decision: Trade mark disputes: unpaid costs orders

Decision: Trade mark disputes: unpaid costs orders

A list of unpaid costs following inter parte hearings about intellectual property

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Decision: Trade mark disputes: unpaid costs orders

Decision: Trade mark disputes: unpaid costs orders

A list of unpaid costs following inter parte hearings about intellectual property

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Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Details of all patent hearings that are scheduled.

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Official Statistics: Monthly statistics: Patents, trade marks, and designs: July 2021

Official Statistics: Monthly statistics: Patents, trade marks, and designs: July 2021

These statistics include monthly data for designs, patents, trade marks.

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Guidance: Requests for opinions: 2021

Guidance: Requests for opinions: 2021

Information about opinions requests we have received this year.

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Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6901

Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6901

Publication date 25 August 2021.

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Guidance: Requests to amend a patent after grant

Guidance: Requests to amend a patent after grant

Applications received to amend the specification of a patent under sections 27 and 75 before the court and the Office.

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Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Notice: Patents: hearing diary

Details of all patent hearings that are scheduled.

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Notice: Trade marks and designs: hearing diaries

Notice: Trade marks and designs: hearing diaries

Details of all scheduled trade mark (unless otherwise specified) procedural hearings, main hearings and appeals to the appointed person.

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Form: Change of details to an application

Form: Change of details to an application

Use this form if you are amending or removing the goods and services from your trade mark application

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Form: Application to be made a party to proceedings

Form: Application to be made a party to proceedings

Use this form to apply to be made a party to proceedings.

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Form: Request for a certified or uncertified copy of a patent

Form: Request for a certified or uncertified copy of a patent

Use this form to request a certificate of the Comptroller or a certified or uncertified copy from a file or the register.

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Form: Application to register one or more designs

Form: Application to register one or more designs

Use this form to apply to register one or more designs.

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Form: Application to register designs divided from an earlier application

Form: Application to register designs divided from an earlier application

Use this form to apply to register one or more designs divided from an earlier application.

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Form: Renewal of design registration

Form: Renewal of design registration

Use this form to renew a design registration.

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Form: Vary licence of right terms by design right or copyright owner

Form: Vary licence of right terms by design right or copyright owner

Use this form to apply by design right or copyright owner to vary terms of licence of right.

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Guidance: Copyright: orphan works

Guidance: Copyright: orphan works

How to get permission to copy a creative work for which the right holder(s) cannot be found ie an orphan work.

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Guidance: Intellectual property rights in Brazil

Guidance: Intellectual property rights in Brazil

Guidance on general intellectual property rights and how to apply these principles in Brazilian markets.

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Guidance: IP in Brazil

Guidance: IP in Brazil

Information to help you protect, manage and enforce your intellectual property (IP) rights in?Brazil.

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Guidance: IP in China

Guidance: IP in China

Information to help you protect, manage and enforce your intellectual property (IP) rights in?China.

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Transparency data: IPO customer service standards

Transparency data: IPO customer service standards

The IPO customer service standards tell you the level of service you can expect and how we are performing against them.

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Statutory guidance: Forms directions under the Patents, Designs and Trade Marks Acts

Statutory guidance: Forms directions under the Patents, Designs and Trade Marks Acts

Patents, designs and trade marks forms changes resulting from changes to the GovPay payment system.

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Guidance: Requests to amend a patent after grant

Guidance: Requests to amend a patent after grant

Applications received to amend the specification of a patent under sections 27 and 75 before the court and the Office.

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Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6900

Notice: Patent Journal special notices: 6900

Publication date 18 August 2021.

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Changes to the way IPO fees are paid

Changes to the way IPO fees are paid

We are changing the way fees are made to the IPO. We will be moving to use GOV.UK Pay for online payments and using shorter payment references.

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