The European landscape is evolving. Williams Powell will continue to offer first class European IP services to meets its clients business needs.
Brexit will impact EU Trade Mark and design applications.
Williams Powell has offices in the UK and Germany and will continue to be able to assist you in obtaining both UK and EU Trade Marks and Designs.
After the end of the Brexit transition period, there is to be a re-registration scheme to ensure that existing EU rights continue to have effect in the UK.
What will happen to granted EU rights?
What will happen to pending EU rights?
If you file an additional application in the meantime and application is pending at the end of the transition period, the position is this:
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