Brexit

Brexit impacts to your trademark Searches and Watches

Updated: October 20, 2021 On January 31, 2020, the United Kingdom withdrew from the European Union, an action commonly referred to as “Brexit.” From January 31 to December 31, 2020, a transition period was in place.   Understanding Brexit impacts to trademarks within the EUIPO and UKIPO Registered trademarks:Now that the transition period has expired, European […]

Brexit jitters? Act confidently with new reports.

*Updated 3/15/2019* With the clock counting down on the Brexit “divorce” between the United Kingdom and European Union, uncertainty reigns. Will an agreement for withdrawal be reached…or will it be a “hard Brexit”? Either outcome has implications for trademark owners in both the UK and Europe. On March 14th, after voting to reject the withdrawal […]

Global issues stir debate at the 2018 MedTech Conference

News from the global stage resonated throughout the MedTech Conference as the industry gathered in Philadelphia for AdvaMed’s annual meeting.  Among the liveliest sessions were those focused on the future of the clinical trials landscape in the U.K. as a result of Brexit, the impact of trade wars on the industry, and Jeff Shuren, the […]

Staying compliant in times of domain uncertainty

There has been a lot of movement in the domain space recently, partly due to the upcoming compliance deadline for the new European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation, and partly due to the looming Brexit deadline. The implications of the latter, which involves the United Kingdom withdrawing from the EU, are far-reaching. While there […]

Brexit is inescapable — Even in the trademarking world

When 52% of the United Kingdom’s population voted to leave the European Union on June 23rd 2016, very few could have predicted all of the implications it would have on industries outside of politics, from retail and banking to beyond. But surely almost no one could have predicted that the ‘Brexit’ word itself would be […]