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Design Rights Forms & Fees

Forms for the registration and ongoing administration of design rights, along with information regarding the necessary fees, are available to download below. Schedule published 1 March 2016.

The fee schedule is available to download at the bottom of the page should you require further information.

ServiceFeeForm (if applicable)Notes
Registration of design£100pdf icon Application for registration of a design [696kb]The registration is a re-registration process. The registered design must be first registered in an approved jurisdiction (see regulations for full list).
Assignment (change of ownership)£50pdf icon Assignment - application to record a change of ownership [459kb]The assignment must first be registered in the jurisdiction of first registration.
Change of agentfree of chargepdf icon Change of agent [500kb]-
Change proprietor name/address£10pdf icon Change of Proprietor name or address [520kb]-
Copy certificate of registration or copy of registration record

£10 (uncertified)

£25 (certified)

pdf icon Request for copy documents [471kb]-
Extension of period of protection£100pdf icon Application to extend period of protection [358kb]Design rights may generally be renewed in 5 periods of 5 years, however the renewal process depends on the law in the primary jurisdiction.
Formal extract of the Register£25pdf icon Request for copy documents [471kb]-
Late filing fees10% per annum from date payment was due to date payment is made-Extra filing fee to be charged where any fee due under these rules is not paid when it is due.
New certificate of registration£25pdf icon Request for copy documents [471kb]A new certificate may be issued if the original is lost or destroyed. Evidence will be required by the Registrar as to the proprietor of the design.
Notice of a dispute challenging the validity of a design£250--
Other request to the Registrar (which are not specified in these rules)£10-This is a standard fee for any applications not covered by these rules.
Rectification of Register£10-Rectification request may be made by writing or email.
Registration of a licensee£50pdf icon Registration of a licensee [515kb]-
Restoration of a registered design£150-An application for restoration of a design may be made after the expiry date. Please contact the IPO for further information.
Search report request£25pdf icon Request for a search of the IP Register [464kb]This service includes proprietor searches.