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Latest Activities The attached Brexit note was sent on 22 December 2017 by the Law Society, the representative body for solicitors in England and Wales, to UK ministers and officials, including the Department for Business,... 
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At the 17th meeting of the SACEPO Working Party on Rules the European Patent Office (EPO) announced a modification to its examination procedure to permit deferred examination on applicant request. We have... 
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As the government sets out its plans for “an ambitious new industrial strategy”, the UK IPO is seeking views to form part of their contribution to the next phase of the strategy. They are looking... 
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We have received from the IPO notification of an appeal referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU): case C-340/17P, an appeal brought on 7 June 2017 by Alcohol Countermeasure Systems... 
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Latest Policy Papers
Deferred examination at the EPO IP Federation comments
IP Industrial Strategy Call for Views
Hague Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments
Consultation of the HM Treasury Financing Growth in Innovative Firms
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