Open consultation

Implementation of the Trade Mark Directive 2015


The government seeks views on proposed changes to UK law resulting from the Trade Mark Directive 2015.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The Directive aims to support innovation and economic growth by making the trade mark legal framework across Europe more accessible and effective for business. It requires changes to UK trade mark law.

The government seeks views on how those changes should be made. The document includes the draft statutory instrument, and discussion of some issues of particular interest.

We welcome comments, including on the draft impact assessment.


Ways to respond

Email to:

Write to:

Trade Marks and Designs Directorate
Intellectual Property Office
Room 2G05 Concept House
Cardiff Road
NP10 8QQ

Published 19 February 2018