27 March 2013.
HMRC is introducing a new Corporation Tax reduction scheme, called the Patent Box, which comes into effect from 1 April 2013. Read more about this here.
September 13 2012.
Due to increasing workload, we have positions available for fully-
This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic self-
UKIPO patent examination delays
June 18 2012.
We have recently been informed that the UK Patent Office's backlog of work is such
that ordinary UK patent applications are taking up to 42 months from filing/priority
to be examined. This is acceptable if the main purpose of the application is to
serve as a deterrent to would-
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