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The following IP practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Patents tracker [Archived]
  • Brexit and intellectual property rights
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  • Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeal
  • High Court
  • IPEC
  • Court of Justice of the European Union
  • Consultations
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To track the progress of current legislative proposals, relevant judgments and consultations related to patents, see Practice Note: Patents tracker.

Brexit and intellectual property rights

The likely impact of Brexit on IP rights is explored in detail in Practice Note: Brexit—IP rights.

For details of developments in the negotiations between the UK and the EU in relation to the treatment of IP rights following Brexit, and the legislative changes that will be required in order to implement the changes, see Practice Note: Intellectual property—Brexit tracker.

For further practical guidance on the legal and practical implications of Brexit across a range of practice areas, see: Brexit toolkit.

Legislation

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Review of the enforcement framework including the Enforcement Directive (Directive 2004/48/EC)Spring 2019: The Commission is to prepare a roadmap on the implementation of the new EU customs action plan
9 October 2018: Council endorsed a new EU customs action plan
12 March 2018: The Council adopted conclusions on the enforcement of IP rights in the EU addressing the Commission's November 2017 IP package
29 November 2017: Guidance

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