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Intellectual Property and a no-deal Brexit: The government's guidance on exiting the EU with no deal

On 24 September, the UK government published notices about what they plan will happen in various areas of intellectual property law if the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 without a withdrawal agreement or a transitional period. The notices confirm that the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 will convert existing EU regulations relating to intellectual property into UK national law and will preserve domestic legislation implementing EU Directives on intellectual property matters. We summarise the contents of the notices below.

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16 October 2018

Intellectual Property and a no-deal Brexit: The government's guidance on exiting the EU with no deal

On 24 September, the UK government published notices about what they plan will happen in various areas of intellectual property law if the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 without a withdrawal agreement or a transitional period. The notices confirm that the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018 will convert existing EU regulations relating to intellectual property into UK national law and will preserve domestic legislation implementing EU Directives on intellectual property matters. We summarise the contents of the notices below.

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