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brexit united kingdom impact european intellectual property rights trade marks patents designs

Impact of the UK BREXIT on European Intellectual Property Rights

The United Kingdom (UK) and the European Union (EU), materialized its separation (BREXIT) on February 1st, 2020. The exit agreement signed by both parties established a transitional period extended until December 31st, 2020, during which the future relationship between the two territories were negotiated. Thus, in the field of industrial property, the changes and consequences after January 1st, 2021 will mainly be as follows: Patents (European Patents at the EPO) European Patents are not affected by Brexit, as the European Patent Convention is...

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