The most recent updates, news and publications on Brexit.
Five months on from the end of the Brexit transition period we wanted to tie up some of the loose ends and provide as much clarity as possible on some of the technical points we have been raising with the UK IPO on your behalf.
The UK IPO has announced that it is extending its bulk change of address service until 30th September 2021.
We have received an update from the UK IPO about filing dates for refiled UK trade mark applications.
Nearly two months since the re-creation of EU rights and designations as comparable UK rights, we have continued to keep in touch with the UK IPO with the issues and queries you have raised about these.
International designs designating the EU that were registered before 1st January 2021 are now available to view or search on the UK register.
The UK IPO has provided answers to a number of queries raised on UK comparable rights, created at the end of the Brexit transition period.
Intellectual Property Magazine’s Brexit podcast panel, including Richard Goddard, returned to discuss future issues for IP following Brexit.
Representative address details on newly created comparable UK trade marks and designs can be updated in bulk thanks to a new service launched by the UK IPO.
More than two million trade marks and designs registered at the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) have been recreated in the UK ensuring continuation of protection.
Details of the impact new legislation has on practice before the UK IPO has been published. The legal changes come into force on 1st January 2021.
The Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) has confirmed that titles including the term ‘European’ can be used by UK attorneys post-Brexit, but the announcement came with an important caveat.
Read new information from the UK IPO and EUIPO, including when EU rights will appear on UK IPO databases, how late comparable rights renewals will be handled by the UK IPO and opt-outs.
Find the links to the latest UK IPO and EUIPO guidance on post-Brexit trade marks and designs.
To help you prepare for 31st December we have put together a checklist of things you you should be considering.
The legal means to bring in changes to the UK IPO address for service rules has today been laid in Parliament.
New trade mark, design and patent applications and oppositions from January 2021 will need a UK address for service the Government has confirmed.
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Brexit is one of the biggest challenges our profession has faced. In this webinar our expert panel dissect the latest guidance and uncover just what this means for you and your firm.
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.
We have brought together all the information currently available on the future rights of representation for UK professionals before the EUIPO.
Our updated briefing looking at the issues and options with regards to rights of representation.
Our guidance on rights of representation post-Brexit.