United Kingdom Government Notes on Intellectual Property in the Event of a No Deal Brexit

Anna Hatt | October 2018

On 24 September 2018 the UK government published five notes setting out its plans for intellectual property if there is no agreement with the European Union when the United Kingdom leaves on 29 March 2019. 

Links to the notes are below:


Trade marks and Designs

Exhaustion of rights


Geographical Indications

Our comments on the patent note can be found here.

Our comments on the Trade Marks and Designs note can be found here.

If you would like our advice on any of these topics, please contact us.

It remains the overwhelming likelihood that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union with an agreement.