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IP rights examination backlog brought to zero

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has recently cleared its patents, trade marks and designs examination…
28th July 2022/by Neil Chambers
A Registered Design protects the appearance of a whole or part of a product

Use of intellectual property rights across UK industries

The UK IPO have published a report indicating that over a third of UK industries have been found to be…
28th July 2022/by Neil Chambers
Patents protect technical aspects of an invention

UK and Switzerland – IP Collaboration

The Intellectual Property Office has signed a new declaration of intention with the Swiss Federal Institute…
11th March 2022/by Neil Chambers

European Patent Office (EPO) to increase fees from April 2022

The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced it will be increasing official fees by approximately 2.5%…
11th March 2022/by Neil Chambers

Burrows Chambers Associates are Celebrating their 10th-year Anniversary!

We our celebrating 10 years as Burrows Chambers Associates.  Ten 10 years ago, Neil Chambers joined…
10th February 2022/by Neil Chambers
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UK Trade Mark Classes

The Intellectual Property Office has an online resource to assist people in finding the Goods and/or…
25th November 2021/by Neil Chambers
A Registered Design protects the appearance of a whole or part of a product

End to Temporary Fee Changes at UKIPO

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has had temporary fee changes (fee reductions) in place since…
4th March 2021/by Neil Chambers
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IPO launches new searching service for UK Trade Mark Classes

When applying to register a Trade Mark, you must use the classification system to specify the goods and/or…
18th February 2021/by Neil Chambers
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Brexit – and the end of the Transition Period

It is important to know that, as of the 1st January 2021, those wishing to protect their Trade Mark and…
7th January 2021/by Neil Chambers