United Kingdom

 

Lysaght offers a complete IP service in this country, assisting clients in the filing, registration, recordal and renewal of their IP rights. For further information and our prices, please e-mail us with your specific enquiry.
TRADE MARK INFORMATION 
Classification

International, Nice 10th Edition

Multi-class

Goods and services may be registered

PriorityConvention priority can be claimed
Renewal

10 years from the filing date and every 10 years thereafter

A 6 month grace period is available

Use provisions

Non-use of a mark for a period of 5 years from registration renders it vulnerable to an action for cancellation by third parties.

PATENT INFORMATION 
Types of Patent

Substantive with or without priority claims;

Designated member State of EPC

PCT national phase or via EP regional designation

 

PriorityConvention priority may be claimed.
Duration20 years from the effective filing date.
Annuities

Annuities are payable commencing on the 4th anniversary of the effective filing date and annually thereafter, but may be paid up until the last day of the month containing that anniversary.

A 6 month grace period is available.

DESIGN INFORMATION 
PriorityConvention priority may be claimed.
Duration25 years from the registration date, subject to the payment of renewal fees.
Renewal

Renewal fees are payable on the 5th anniversary of the registration date and every 5 years thereafter. 

A 6 month grace period is payable.