Trade marks tracker
Trade marks tracker

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

  • Trade marks tracker
  • Brexit and intellectual property rights
  • Legislation
  • Judgments
  • Supreme Court
  • Court of Appeal
  • High Court
  • Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC)
  • Court of Justice
  • Consultations
  • more

Jump to: Brexit—IP rights; Legislation; Judgments; Consultations.

For archived items on trade marks, see Practice Note: Trade marks tracker [Archived].

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

For archived legislation, see Practice Note: Trade marks tracker [Archived]—Legislation.

What's happening? When? Find out more
EU accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement for the protection of appellations of origin and their international registration (the ‘Geneva Act’) 26 February 2020: The Geneva Act in force for all contracting parties
13 November 2019: Regulation (EU) 2019/1753 and Council Decision (EU) 2019/1754 in force
24 October 2019: Regulation (EU) 2019/1753 and Council Decision (EU) 2019/1754 published in the Official Journal
8 October