Since the UK left the EU on 31 December 2020, UK-based businesses and citizens are no longer eligible to own or renew .eu domain name registrations, as UK Trademark Attorney Laura Morrish explains.
Now the UK has officially exited the EU, we have summarised on these pages the current situation for IP and what it means for your IP portfolio.
If you have any questions about the information covered here or need any support, please get in touch with one of our dedicated Brexit taskforce or get in touch using the contact form below. They will be happy to provide tailored guidance and detailed advice as required. We also recommend downloading our helpful 'Brexit and IP checklist' or watching our Brexit webinar below.
Change to UKIPO rules for representation
From 1 January, applicants for UK rights require a UK address for service. If you are not already a Novagraaf customer and require a UK representative to fulfil this requirement, please get in touch today:
On 31 December, the Brexit transition period will come to an end and the UK will officially leave the EU. Vanessa Harrow looks in detail at the implications for trademark and design rights, including ongoing contentious proceedings.
Brexit took place on 31 January 2020, but what happens next? Download our handy checklist of IP actions to take during and after the Brexit transition period.
As the Brexit transition period officially ended on 31 December 2020, the clock is ticking to find out what this means for your IP portfolio, as well as any actions you may need to take. Watch the recording of our latest Brexit webinar for timely advice on safeguarding your IP strategies and minimising business risk.Watch webinar