Renew your trade mark

Trade marks must be renewed every 10 years. You can renew a trade mark in the 6 months before it expires and up to 6 months afterwards. You can’t renew online if your trade mark expired more than 6 months ago. You might still be able to restore your trade mark by post. This service will be unavailable from midnight on Saturday 8 November 2014 to 6pm on Sunday 9 November. What you need to know Start nowon the Intellectual Property...

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Check the trade marks journal

Search the trade marks journal to find trade mark applications or amendments made in the last week. You can object to a trade mark application for 2 months after it’s published in the journal. This service will be unavailable from midnight on Saturday 8 November 2014 to 6pm on Sunday 9 November. What you need to know Start nowon the Intellectual Property Office service Before you start The trade marks journal is published every week...

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Check the patents journal

Search patent information held by the Intellectual Property Office in the patents journal. This service will be unavailable from midnight on Saturday 8 November 2014 to 7am on Sunday 9 November 2014. What you need to know Start nowon IPO online services Before you start The online patents journal is updated every Wednesday and contains information on: UK patent applications filed, published and granted European patents that apply in...

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File documents for a pending UK patent

Use this online service to complete a form or send additional documents for a patent you’ve already applied for (a patent pending). You need your UK patent application number. The service will be unavailable from 1am to 3am (UK time) daily. This service will be unavailable from midnight on Saturday 8 November 2014 to 7am on Sunday 9 November 2014. What you need to know Start nowon the Intellectual Property Office service Before you...

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Renew your registered design

You must renew your design registration on its fifth anniversary. You’ll then need to renew every 5 years up to a maximum of 25 years. Renew up to 6 months before or within 1 month after the renewal date to avoid late payment fees. You can make a ‘late renewal’ up to 6 months after the renewal date by paying £24 for each complete month that’s passed on top of the renewal fee. Fill in and send a design registration renewal form and a...

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Renew a patent

Renew your GB patent or European patent (UK) online. When to renew You must renew your patent on the fourth anniversary of when you filed for it. You’ll then need to renew every year near the ‘due date’ – the last day of the month in which you first filed. Renew up to 3 months before or within 1 month after the due date to avoid late payment fees. You can renew up to 6 months after the due date but you’ll have to pay £24 on top...

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