New Digital Patents service

The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) will be launching a new digital patents service soon.

The timeline is:

 September 2023  New patents search service.
 Spring 2024  Launch of “One IPO”
 Winter 2025  Further enhancements to One IPO.


The big event is the launch of One IPO which will allow patents applications to be made online. A pilot will be available later this year and patents customers can join the pilot using this link:

[email protected]

A webinar on how applying for patents will change is being held on 7 June 2023.

You can join using this link: