Brexit: European Commission sets out its position on intellectual property

By Stephen Hodsdon

With the first three rounds of negotiations complete, the European Commission has published its position paper on intellectual property. The content provides possible answers to some of the key questions surrounding EU trademarks post-February 2019

The issue of IP rights has stalked the Brexit negotiations for many months now. While it was clear that various questions needed addressing, for a long time we received no official communication from either the United Kingdom or the European Union to gauge possible answers. This changed in September with the publication of the European Commission’s position paper on intellectual property.

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