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Brexit and design rights

Brexit and design rights
Published on: 11 November 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Brexit and design rights
  • If the UK leaves the EU what impact will this have on proprietors of registered Community designs?
  • What practical tips would you give to the proprietors of registered Community designs, to assist them in protecting their position?
  • What aspects of a design are protected by unregistered Community design rights?
  • Why is the unregistered Community design right particularly useful in the fashion design industry?
  • If the UK leaves the EU, what impact will this have on proprietors of unregistered Community design rights?
  • What position is the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) taking in relation to designs?
  • What are the challenges for the future?

Article summary

IP&IT analysis: What impact will Brexit have on design rights? Sarah Hadland of SH & Associates considers potential changes to the protection that designers in fast-moving industries will be able to obtain for their designs, and the steps that they take to protect their position. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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