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Closed consultations 2006

A list of Intellectual Property Office consultations which closed during 2006. The title of the consultation is in the first column. Find the consultation you are interested in and then read across the row to find out the category the consultation covers, the class of consultation, the date it was launched and the date it closes. Click on the consultation title to access the consultation document.
Title Category Class Launched Closed
Proposed change to the choice of address for service for EP(UK) on grant - from proprietor to EPO representative Patents Pre 4 December 2006 23 February 2007
Proposed changes to the Patent Rules Patents Full 16 November 2006 7 February 2007
Representative action for Intellectual Property Rights Office Full 26 September 2006 18 December 2006
The Patent Office strategy for supporting innovation Office Pre 19 May 2006 21 August 2006
Proposals to Introduce new fees for registered designs Designs Full 10 March 2006 31 May 2006
Statutory forms to be introduced with the new registered designs rules Designs Full March 2006 12 May 2006
Relative grounds for refusal: The way forward Trade Marks Full 22 February 2006 17 May 2006
Proposed legislative changes to relative grounds for refusal Trade Marks Full 18 February 2006 12 March 2007
The inventive step requirement in United Kingdom patent law and practice Patents Full 3 February 2006 31 May 2006