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Sheila Lesley OBE obituary

Sheila Lesley OBE, our first woman President, has passed away following a short illness. Colleagues at Forresters have shared her obituary and tributes from those who worked with her.

5th Dec 2019 | News

Sheila Lesley OBE

We are saddened to learn that Sheila Leslie OBE, our first female President, has passed away following a short illness.

29th Nov 2019 | News

1.5 millionth international trade mark registration recorded

WIPO’s Madrid System has recorded its 1.5 millionth international trade mark registration and signals an “important milestone”.

26th Nov 2019 | News

EU strikes a deal with China on GIs

One hundred EU geographical indications (GIs) will be protected in China, following a reciprocal agreement which will see 100 Chinese GIs protected in the EU.

26th Nov 2019 | News

EUIPO strategic plan 2025

A new strategic plan for the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) for 2025 has been published.

22nd Nov 2019 | News

UK IPO has relocated its London office

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) is now located only a short walk from its old office in London.

18th Nov 2019 | News

New ways to renew IP rights

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) is looking for customers to test its new IP renewal service.

15th Nov 2019 | News

IP Inclusive welcomes newest community– IP Ability

The latest IP Inclusive community, IP Ability, is ready to make an impact in the IP sector.

12th Nov 2019 | News
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