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Brexit IP: Prepare for the worst, hope for the best

  After several years of debate and negotiation, the UK will finally leave the European Union at midnight on the 31st December 2020. This brings with it some fundamental changes for UK companies with European trade mark and design...

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Brexit update – 31 January 2020

  The UK formally leaves the EU today on, 31 January 2020. A transition period will run up until the end of 2020. Regardless of whether a modified version of the Withdrawal Agreement is negotiated, it is unlikely that the current draft...

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Albright IP Brexit Update: May 2019

  At the time of writing, the UK Parliament is continuing to debate the terms upon which the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland will leave the European Union. In light of this, the deadline for the draft withdrawal Agreement to be signed,...

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Albright IP Brexit update: May 2018

  The United Kingdom is scheduled to leave the European Union on the 29 March 2019. Whilst the precise terms of exit are yet to be agreed, in March 2018, the European Commission and the UK published the first draft of a Withdrawal...

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The Unitary Patent System and How It Affects You

  *FOR THE WHOLE ARTICLE PLEASE CLICK THE DOWNLOAD BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE*   In Brief: Unitary Patent When the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (Agreement) eventually comes into force, a unitary patent will run alongside...


Brexit Q&A – September 2017 Update

What is the European Union?   The European Union (EU) is currently made up of 28 countries that work together to create a more stable economic and political environment. One of the main drivers behind the creation of the EU was to help...

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