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This part of the site is up-to-date from 2004; relevant position papers prior to then are obtainable from the Secretariat.
Legal Services Board – Regulatory Restrictions in Practising Rules for In-house Lawyers
IP Federation response to the Discussion Paper of the Legal Services Board (LSB) – “Are Regulatory Restrictions in Practising Rules for In-house Lawyers Justified?”
Online open consultation regarding divisional applications (Rule 36 EPC)
Response to online open consultation on the impact and effectiveness of amended Rule 36 EPC regarding divisional applications on 5 April 2013
Location of the Unified Patent Court
Letter to Baroness Wilcox, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Business, Innovation and Skills, requesting the Central Division of the new Court to be located in London
Merger Remedies: competition commission guidelines consultation draft: August 2008
Comments submitted to the Competition Commission on its proposed revision of the merger guidelines
London Agreement on Translations: Implications: June 2008
London Agreement: implications of implementation May 2008
OHIM fee proposals: November 2007
Federation comment to OHIM fee proposals
McCreevy Review: March 2006
March 2006 Response to the Commission consultation on Future Patent Policy
OHIM fees: March 2005
Letter to Commission re: OHIM fees March 2005.
London Agreement: Ratification by UK: November 2004
Federation comment of November 2004 as whether and how the UK should ratify the London Agreement