Institute events

Institute Events

A comprehensive CPD and education programme for IP professionals and trainee attorneys.

Institute Events
journal highlights

Journal Highlights

CIPA Journal: the latest intellectual property news, commentary and case reports.

Journal Highlights
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Patents

Is applying for a patent the right step for you?

Patents
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IP Academics

A directory of IP academics and PhD students in the UK.

IP Academics
designs and copyright

Designs & Copyright

A short and simple look at the different types of protection available for designs.

designs and copyright

Welcome to The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA), the professional and examining body for patent attorneys in the UK.

CIPA was founded in 1882 and was incorporated by Royal Charter in 1891. It represents virtually all the 2,000+ registered patent attorneys in the UK whether they practise in industry or in private practice. Total membership is over 3,500 and includes trainee patent attorneys and other professionals with an interest in intellectual property (patents, trade marks, designs and copyright).

Find a Patent Attorney

The Directory of Patent Attorneys lists UK firms who provide services to the public.

The Directory can be searched by firm name, location or by county/region.

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