InternationalUSRemember you can easily switch between MIP US and MIP International at any time

Credit crunch prompts UKIPO to cut fees

Eileen McDermott, New York


The UK IP Office is to review its fees and services in response to a “decrease in demand for patent and trade mark applications in the UK”

The Office said patent and trade mark applications were down by 12% in 2008 in the UK, with other European offices noticing similar falls.

Last week, representatives of EU member states agreed to cut Community trade mark fees by 40%...


Please log in to read the rest of this article.

New to Managing Intellectual Property? Take advantage of free access to up to 5 articles on Managing IP and become a member today. It’s free to join and the benefits start straight away.

Already registered?

Please make sure you log in to read the rest of the article.

Log in

Join us now

Gain FREE access to up to five free articles when you register now.

Join here

Most read articles

Latest Country Updates

Supplements