Read our main publications on Brexit
We set out the business case for clarity, collaboration & concerted action on post-Brexit IP.
Our position on post-Brexit registered intellectual property rights (trade marks and designs) and rights of representation
The most recent updates, news and publications on 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.
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.
IP rights and rights of representation feature in the draft withdrawal agreement, published on 14th November 2018.
A new parliamentary report calls for Government to seek continued rights of representation for UK representatives at the EUIPO.
The UK Government committs to 'cloning' all EU trade marks and designs onto the UK registers on Brexit, even if there is no deal.
The UK Government is seeking an arrangement whereby UK and EU legal representatives can jointly support clients with cases before EU institutions post-Brexit.
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.
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.
This document expands upon the ‘Montenegro’ and ‘Tuvalu’ scenarios we outlined in CITMA’s ‘EU registered rights - trade mark’ document.
Read our original scenarios analysis of how EU trade marks could be handled post-Brexit.
This document expands upon the 'Montenegro' and 'Tuvalu' scenarios we outlined in CITMA's 'EU registered rights - designs' document.
Our original analysis of the possible scenarios for post-Brexit intellectual property.
Our updated briefing looking at the issues and options with regards to rights of representation.
Read our guidance on rights of representation post-Brexit.