Brexit

 

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Following the official start of the negotiations for British withdrawal from the EU, the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has updated its  guidance  on the consequences of Brexit for intellectual property rights in the UK.   The...
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Brexit Begins: what does this mean for your patents?   A few minutes ago the UK's ambassador to the EU handed over the "Article 50" notice which formally begins the UK's departure from the European Union.  While the...
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As recent events following the referendum vote on 23 June 2016 have shown, the referendum result is advisory rather than legally binding.  It is possible that the result may be ignored or overturned, for example by a Parliamentary vote, a new...
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Following a referendum vote on 23 June 2016, the British electorate has elected to leave the EU. The referendum result is advisory rather than mandatory and it remains to be seen how the government will act. Regardless of the action it takes, Britain will...
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On 23 June 2016 the British electorate will vote on whether to stay within, or leave, the EU.    Whilst current polls tend to suggest that the electorate will not vote to leave the EU, we are prepared for this possibility and will ensure,...