Intellectual property law

Reducing the duration of copyright in certain unpublished works

Seeks views on reducing the duration of copyright in certain unpublished works under Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 section 170(2).

Secondary Legislation Implementing the Unified Patent Court

Technical review and call for evidence on legislative changes to implement the UPC Agreement and comply with the Unitary Patent Regulation.

Fast track examination of trade marks

The IPO are seeking views on whether there is a need to reintroduce the fast track examination procedure.

Public consultation on the review of the EU copyright rules