Update On IP Rights In The UK During The Brexit Transition Period And Beyond

Author:Mr Joel Smith, Jonathan Turnbull, Laura Deacon and Rachel Montagnon
Profession:Herbert Smith Freehills

The UK has left the EU, but for IP rights in the UK everything is very much the same for the duration of the transition period (currently ending at 23.00 on 31 December 2020) during which the UK continues to be treated as part of the EU from the point of view of EU legislation. At the end of transition, the UK Government will provide replacement rights for what were previously EU-wide rights that were current at the end of transition, but all is not as...

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