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Sep 24, 2020 (Newsletter Issue 15/20)
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Impact of UK’s Withdrawal from the EU

EUIPO informs on how the Office intends to handle the circumstances that the EUTM and RCD Regulations will cease to apply to the UK after the transition period as from January 1, 2021. EUIPO intends to give further practical guidance on the way in which the Office will apply the relevant provisions of EU legislation as from January 1, 2021.

The updated version of information supersedes all previous information on the impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU as regards EUTMs and RCDs published on this Website and contains the following documents:

11 September, 2020
Communication No 2/2020 of the Executive Director of the Office of 10 September 2020 on the impact of United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union on certain aspects of the practice of the Office

11 September, 2020
Impact of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the European Union on the European Union trademark and the Community design of 10 September 2020 (Q & A document)

18 June, 2020
Notice to stakeholders (updated 18-06-2020)

Further, EUIPO points out that special attention should be paid to the information on representatives after the transition period.

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