IP & Brexit
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IP & Brexit: the draft agreement on UK withdrawal
29 March 2018
On 19 March 2018 a draft agreement for the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union (EU) was published. Provisions relating to intellectual property...
UK to ratify UPC Agreement regardless of Brexit
28 November 2016
At the Competitiveness Council meeting today the UK Government confirmed that it is proceeding with preparations to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement.
Brexit and the Unified Patent Court and unitary patent
16 November 2016
The UK has "confirmed it is proceeding with preparations to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement". These preparations will continue over the coming months. This...
UK patent litigation in the light of Brexit
20 October 2016
In the months since the UK Referendum on membership of the EU there has been much discussion about the impact on IP rights in the...