Patents if there’s no Brexit deal

How the UK patent system would be affected if the UK leaves the EU with no deal.

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If the UK leaves the EU on 31 October 2019 without a deal, find out how this would affect:

  • the UK patent system and supplementary protection certificates
  • the Unified Patent Court and unitary patent
  • correspondence addresses and confidentiality for UK patents

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Published 24 September 2018