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Lord Smith of Finsbury to ask Her Majesty's Government why they are seeking to add trade mark and patent attorneys to the list of legal professions excluded from automatic recognition of professional qualifications in Clauses 22–27 of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill.  HL9583 [I]

Question HL9583: tabled on 26 October 2020 and due for answer by 9 November 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government why they are seeking to add trade mark and patent attorneys to the list of legal professions excluded from automatic recognition of professional qualifications in Clauses 22–27 of the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill.
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Lord Smith of Finsbury has declared the following interests relevant to this item of business.

Chair, Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg)