Our Brexit papers

Read our main publications on Brexit

Trade marks, designs, business and Brexit

We set out the business case for clarity, collaboration & concerted action on post-Brexit IP.

5th Dec 2017 | Brexit

CITMA Brexit position paper

Our position on post-Brexit registered intellectual property rights (trade marks and designs) and rights of representation

12th Jul 2017 | Brexit

 

Latest Brexit news

The most recent updates, news and publications on Brexit.

International IP registrations in the event of ‘no deal’ Brexit

International trade mark and design registrations that designate the EU will continue to cover the UK, even in the event of a ‘no deal’ Brexit the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has confirmed.

7th Dec 2018 | News

UK and EU "should establish a mechanism for cooperation" on IP

A “mechanism for cooperation” should be established between the UK and EU post-Brexit for trade marks, designs and patents a new document released by UK and EU negotiators reveals. 

22nd Nov 2018 | News

New draft Brexit withdrawal agreement published

IP rights and rights of representation feature in the draft withdrawal agreement, published on 14th November 2018.

15th Nov 2018 | News

Parliamentary report calls for UK representation at EUIPO post-Brexit

A new parliamentary report calls for Government to seek continued rights of representation for UK representatives at the EUIPO. 

25th Oct 2018 | News

Government commits to 'cloning' EU trade marks and designs

The UK Government committs to 'cloning' all EU trade marks and designs onto the UK registers on Brexit, even if there is no deal.

25th Sep 2018 | News

Government updates position on rights of representation

The UK Government is seeking an arrangement whereby UK and EU legal representatives can jointly support clients with cases before EU institutions post-Brexit.

24th Jul 2018 | News

Government gives further reassurance of EU trade marks

The UK Government has given further reassurances to business that EU intellectual property rights will continue to be protected in the UK post-Brexit, and in a further development, at no-cost.

20th Jul 2018 | News

Government publishes Brexit White Paper

The UK Government published its proposed 'blueprint' for the future, post-Brexit, relationship between the UK and EU across a wide range of areas including trade marks.

12th Jul 2018 | News
Brexit news

Trade marks

Trade marks - Tuvalu and Montenegro scenarios

This document expands upon the ‘Montenegro’ and ‘Tuvalu’ scenarios we outlined in CITMA’s ‘EU registered rights - trade mark’ document.

19th Jan 2017 | Brexit

EU registered rights - trade marks

Read our original scenarios analysis of how EU trade marks could be handled post-Brexit.

19th Aug 2016 | Brexit

 

Registered designs

Registered designs - Tuvalu and Montenegro scenarios

This document expands upon the 'Montenegro' and 'Tuvalu' scenarios we outlined in CITMA's 'EU registered rights - designs' document.

27th Jan 2017 | Brexit

EU registered rights - designs

Our original analysis of the possible scenarios for post-Brexit intellectual property.

19th Aug 2016 | Brexit

 

Rights of representation

Professional representation update

Our updated briefing looking at the issues and options with regards to rights of representation.

30th Jan 2017 | Brexit

Professional representation before the EUIPO post-Brexit

Read our guidance on rights of representation post-Brexit.

12th Aug 2016 | Brexit