IE Federated Register Services

·         All EP patents granted and designating Ireland since 1 August 1992 
·         The Register is updated on a daily basis 
·         Availability of file inspection – no; only by visiting the Intellectual Property Office of Ireland library 
·         URL to national register -
·         Availability of deep linking to national register from FRS – yes

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Lapsed, Surrendered, Expired, Revoked,
Revoked by the EPO

2Application No.YesEP application, e.g. EP95250091
3Publication No.YesGranted EP patent, e.g. EP0678348
4ProprietorYesCurrent proprietor and proprietor at time of grant
5Invalidation dateYesNo specific invalidation date exists, but a date about the effective legal date in relation to the non-valid status (patent withdrawn; patent revoked; patent lapsed; patent expired; etc.) is displayed.
6Not in force sinceYesDate from when this patent is no longer in force.
7Renewal fees last paidYesDate of the last renewal fee payment.
8Register last uploadedYesDate when the patent details were last updated.
9SPCYesBasic information about any related SPC application is contained in the Patent Register. More detailed information on the SPC application can be found by going to the SPC Register.

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Related links:
There are several patent searching options on the Intellectual Property Office of Ireland website: 
·         The Patent Register
·         The Patent Database
·         The SPC Register

On the Intellectual Property Office of Ireland website links are also provided to the following:
·         Journal of the Intellectual Property Office of Ireland (published fortnightly)
·         The European Patent Register
·         Espacenet
·         An SPC Excel spreadsheet containing information on all Irish SPCs
·         WIPO Patentscope