Here you can find legal information on intellectual property law. You can get an overview of the most recent national developments in the field of intellectual property and information on ongoing legislative reforms. You can also find links to relevant Irish legislation.
Practice Guidelines and Procedures
On this page you will find the Irish Patents Office current practices reflected in a series of Guidelines that are intended to serve as a main point of reference for users and professional advisers alike to ensure that they have the latest information on our examination practices. They contain general instructions, however, they are not legislative texts and, therefore, they are not binding.