IP News Analysis—Brexit toolkit

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  • IP News Analysis—Brexit toolkit

IP News Analysis—Brexit toolkit

IP COMPLETION DAY: 11pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. At this point in time (referred to in UK law as ‘IP completion day’), key transitional arrangements come to an end and significant changes begin to take effect across the UK’s legal regime. This document contains guidance on subjects impacted by these changes. Before continuing your research, see Practice Note: What does IP completion day mean for intellectual property?

DateNews AnalysisBrief description of News Analysis
6 July 2021European Commission withholds consent for UK to accede to Lugano Convention LNB News 06/07/2021 99The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) of Switzerland has announced that it has received a letter from the European Commission in which the Commission, acting on behalf of the EU, withholds consent to invite the UK to accede to the Lugano Convention. The letter was sent to the Swiss FDFA in its capacity as Depository of the Lugano Convention.
17 June 2021EURid issues final reminder on Brexit-related suspended domain names LNB News 17/06/2021 54The European Registry for Internet Domains (EURid) has issued a final reminder to all registrars and UK registrants whose .eu domain names were suspended on 1 January 2021.

The final reminder states that their domain

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