• The European Patent Office (EPO) has once again decided that it will increase its official fees as of 1 April 2024.
    28th February 2024

    While some fees are staying the same, there are increases of around 4% for many common fees, and substantial increases in some early renewal fees. In particular, the search fee is due to increase from €1460 to €1520, the examination fee

  • Budget 2020: Much to welcome for business communities across the UK
    11th March 2020

    The British Chambers of Commerce provides its full response to the 2020 Budget. Giving his initial reaction to the Chancellor’s March Budget, BCC Director General Dr Adam Marshall said:  “There’s much to welcome in this Budget for business communities across the