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The IPO will create re-registered UK designs and comparable UK trade marks for all Registered Community Designs (RCDs), International Designs and International Trade Marks (EU) that are registered and protected in the EU. This will happen immediately before exit day.
To identify these re-registered designs and distinguish them from existing UK registered designs the number allocated to them will consist of the full 13-digit RCD number prefixed with the digit ‘9’.
The following examples demonstrate how re-registered UK designs will be numbered:
|Existing RCD number||Re-registered UK design number|
To identify re-registered rights created in respect of protected International (EU) designs the number allocated to the re-registered design will consist of the full IR (EU) number prefixed with the digit ‘8’.
The following examples demonstrate how these re-registered UK designs will be numbered:
|International (EU) no. (WIPO database)||International (EU) no. (DesignView)||Re-registered design no. (IPO)|
In the examples above a 4-digit sequence is used as part of the International registration number as it would appear on the EUIPO’s DesignView database. Accordingly, in the first example ‘0001’ is a single design. In the second example ‘0001’ is a first design in a multiple application. In the third example ‘0002’ is a second design in a multiple application.
International Trade Marks (EU)
To identify UK rights created in respect of International Registrations, the number allocated to the comparable trade mark will be the last 8 characters of the International Trade Mark (EU) prefixed with ‘UK008’.
The following examples demonstrate how comparable UK trade marks will be numbered:
|WIPO||EUIPO||Comparable UK trade mark|
|917273 (no sub designation, no partial assignment)||W00917273||UK00800917273|
|917273A (no sub designation, partial assignment)||W00917273A||UK0080917273A|
|1133775 (Sub designation, no partial assignment)||W11133775||UK00811133775|
|421058A (Sub Designation & partial assignment)||W10421058A||UK0080421058A|