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IP and Brexit: the facts

Facts on the future of intellectual property laws following the decision that the UK will leave the EU.

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This guide offers information on the future of intellectual property (IP) laws following the decision that the UK will leave the European Union (EU).

Published 16 January 2019
Last updated 2 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Exhaustion of IP rights updated.
  2. Two videos under the heading Statutory legislation for What will happen to your registered community design (RCD) and unregistered community design (UCD) when we leave the EU added.
  3. Design guidance added under the heading Statutory legislation.
  4. Patent guidance and video under the heading Statutory legislation added.
  5. Statutory legislation and business guidance for updated.
  6. Trademarks and Registered Community Designs text updated.
  7. Statutory legislation and business guidance updated.
  8. First published.