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Jul 12, 2016 (Newsletter Issue 13/16)
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All EU Laws Fully in Force in United Kingdom

EUIPO informs that the United Kingdom remains a member of the European Union, with all the rights and obligations that derive from this. According to the Treaties which the United Kingdom has ratified, EU law continues to apply to the full to and in the United Kingdom until it is no longer a member.

Unless and until the process in article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty is triggered by the United Kingdom, the formal process for the United Kingdom to exit the EU will not commence. The negotiations once article 50 has been triggered will last up to two years, longer if agreed by the consent of all member states.

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