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The UK Government committs to 'cloning' all EU trade marks and designs onto the UK registers on Brexit, even if there is no deal.
Congratulations to the 86 candidates who passed the CITMA Paralegal Course following June’s exam.
A significant increase in UK trade mark and design registrations were overseen by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) in 2016, including large increases from international organisations.
Canada will be part of the system for protecting industrial designs internationally from November this year.
The Rt Hon Lord Smith of Finsbury (Chris Smith) will be the new Chair of The Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).
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.