UK Government Issues Guidance on Effects of a "No Deal" Brexit on Intellectual Property

25 September 2018

The UK Government has issued guidance on the effects of a “no deal” Brexit on various types of intellectual property. The Government emphasises that a “no deal” Brexit is “unlikely”.

The guidance helps businesses and individuals to understand what they would need to do in a “no deal” scenario, so that they can make informed plans and preparations.

We have provided brief comments on each area, with links to the Government’s guidance:

Trade marks and designs

Patents and SPCs

Exhaustion of rights


Geographical indications

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