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UK IP rights - address for service changes

As of 1 January 2021, a UK, Gibraltar or Channel Islands address for service will be required for any new UK IP rights. This change has received parliamentary approval and is implemented in a UK IPO notice (TPN 2/2020) dated 21 December 2020. Action should be taken and we would be very happy to assist.  If your IP rights are&nbs...
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Brexit: UK address for service to be required for UK IP rights

The UK IPO have confirmed that from 1 January 2021, any new trade mark, design or patent applications or oppositions filed will require a UK address for service. This is subject to the parliamentary timetable allowing the change to be implemented. For the UK IP profession this is a very positive and welcome development. We would be delighted to ass...
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