Our Brexit papers

Read our main publications on Brexit

EUIPO rights of representation – what we know

We have brought together all the information currently available on the future rights of representation for UK professionals before the EUIPO.

18th Feb 2019 | Brexit

Brexit – what we know now

We have put together all the essential information we have on registered EU trade mark and design rights post-Brexit, which you might find helpful. The guidance compares the current ‘deal’ with no deal.

5th Feb 2019 | 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.

Brexit - what happens next?

What is now likely to happen to registered EU Trade Marks and Registered Community Designs, and rights of representation for UK professional representatives before the EUIPO?

9th Jan 2020 | Brexit

Possible ‘No-Deal’ Brexit: Implications on International Applications and Registrations

WIPO has published information about how users rights would be preserved – and how to safeguard those rights – in a no deal scenario.

30th Sep 2019 | Brexit

New no-deal Brexit guidance on trade marks

The UK Government has published new guidance on trade marks if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.

20th Sep 2019 | News

Our response to a new Prime Minister

Following the announcement that Boris Johnson will be the new Prime Minister we have issued the following statement.

23rd Jul 2019 | News

Brexit and designs quick reference guide

We have published a quick reference guide to registered and unregistered EU designs post-Brexit.

16th Jul 2019 | Brexit

EUIPO response to queries from UK representatives

Guidance from the EUIPO on the evidence required to prove ‘real and effective establishment’ in an EEA member state.

9th May 2019 | Brexit

EUIPO publishes updated official communication

The EUIPO has published an updated official communication from EUIPO Executive Director Christian Archambeau on Brexit. 

18th Apr 2019 | News

Further Brexit extension granted

On 10th April the EU confirmed that it had granted the UK a further extension to the Brexit process until 31st October 2019. 

10th Apr 2019 | 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

EUIPO rights of representation – what we know

We have brought together all the information currently available on the future rights of representation for UK professionals before the EUIPO.

18th Feb 2019 | Brexit

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

Our guidance on rights of representation post-Brexit.

12th Aug 2016 | Brexit