This article was written on 16 January 2019. The content was relevant at the time of writing, but may have since changed. For our latest Brexit updates, please access our Brexit Hub.
On 16 January 2019, Theresa May’s Brexit deal saw a historic defeat, and what happens next remains uncertain. But, no matter the outcome, we can advise on your intellectual property.
Brexit has no impact on obtaining European Patents at the EPO and nationally in Europe. Current patent matters at the CJEU will fall under any transitional provisions for Brexit, which, as drafted so far, will maintain the current position.
It would be wise to consider pre-emptive measures on EUTMs.
Don’t hesitate to get in touch with your usual Kilburn & Strode advisor if you have any questions or require further information on Brexit.