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Brexit – Protection of your trademarks, designs in the United Kingdom

Oct 11, 2018
Category: News

The agreement regarding the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, remains, to this day, uncertain. The same applies to European rules relating to intellectual property rights applicable for the moment in the United Kingdom. 

The owners of European Union trademarks or community designs are currently protected in the United Kingdom.

Today, contracts related to intellectual property rights with a European Union territorial scope produce legal effects on the 28 countries of the European Union including the United Kingdom.

What will the situation be on 29 March 2019?

We therefore advise you to secure your rights in the United Kingdom and to watch them. Indeed, it is possible that frauds occur during this uncertain and transitional period.

Please do not hesitate to contact us in order to assist you during this transition.