Warning: Beware of unsolicited mail/calls offering patent or trade mark registration services

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Warning: Beware of unsolicited mail/calls offering patent or trade mark registration services or requesting payment of fees by unofficial sources.

Occasionally, applicants are approached by entities purporting to offer or confirm patent or trade mark registration. Such entities may claim that your patent or trade mark has been accepted for registration upon payment of a sizeable fee. The offer or request usually takes the form of an official looking invoice or letter which is sent out after the publication of the application and can therefore contain details of a genuine application. Such ‘registration’ has no legal standing, and is of no value.

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