Geographical Indications Origin EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR AGRICULTURE AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT Brussels, 6 July 2020 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATIONS Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and has become a “third country”.1 The Withdrawal Agreement2 provides for a transition […]

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Exhaustion IP Right EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, CONTENT AND TECHNOLOGY DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR HEALTH AND FOOD SAFETY DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND SMES Brussels, 25 June 2020 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF EXHAUSTION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has […]

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Copyright EU Guidance 2021

EUROPEAN COMMISSION DIRECTORATE-GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS NETWORKS, CONTENT AND TECHNOLOGY Brussels, 23 June 2020 REV3 – replaces the notice (REV2) dated 22 November 2019 NOTICE TO STAKEHOLDERS WITHDRAWAL OF THE UNITED KINGDOM AND EU RULES IN THE FIELD OF COPYRIGHT AND RELATED RIGHTS Since 1 February 2020, the United Kingdom has withdrawn from the European Union and […]

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Trade Mark Geo Indications 2021 UK Guidance

Trade marks and geographical indications after 1 January 2021 Guidance for businesses and organisations on the relationship between trade marks and geographical indications (GIs) at the end of the transition period. Published 17 December 2020 From: Intellectual Property Office Contents GI protection in the UK after 1 January 2021 The relationship between trade marks and […]

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Supplementary Certificates IP 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Supplementary protection certificates from 1 January 2021 On 1 January 2021, there will be some changes to how the supplementary protection certificate (SPC) system operates. This guidance explains the changes, and what you need to do differently as a result. Published 15 December 2020 From: Intellectual Property Office Contents What is changing Why it […]

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EU Trade Mark & Designs 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Changes to EU and international designs and trade mark protection from 1 January 2021 Guidance for businesses holding registered Community designs and international trade marks and designs after the end of the transition period. Published 30 January 2020 Last updated 3 December 2020 — see all updates From: Intellectual Property Office and Government Digital Service New rules […]

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Address for Service IP Rights 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Address for service for intellectual property rights from 1 January 2021 The rules governing address for service for intellectual property rights in the UK are changing. Published 23 November 2020 From: Intellectual Property Office Contents Actions on or after 1 January 2021 Actions started before 1 January 2021 Miscellaneous information Print this page An […]

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Food & Drink Names 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Protecting food and drink names from 1 January 2021 What food and drink producers with ‘geographical indication’ (GI) protection need to know from 1 January 2021. Published 13 October 2020 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after […]

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Plant Variety Rights 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Plant variety rights and marketing plant reproductive material from 1 January 2021 What businesses need to do to apply for plant variety rights and market plant reproductive material, seeds and other propagating material from 1 January 2021. Published 13 October 2020 From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs New rules for January 2021 […]

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Copyright Misc Rights 2021 UK Guidance

Contents Actions for UK satellite broadcasters Broadcast of works transmitted into the UK The EU Satellite and Cable Directive provides a country-of-origin principle for licensing of copyright material in cross-border satellite broadcasts. This means that when a satellite broadcaster transmits a copyright work, eg a film, from one EEA (European Economic Area) state to another, they are […]

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Food and Drink Names 2021 UK Guidance

Guidance Protecting food and drink names from 1 January 2021 What food and drink producers with ‘geographical indication’ (GI) protection need to know from 1 January 2021. Published 13 October 2020 Last updated 28 December 2020 — see all updates From: Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs Brexit transition: new rules for 2021 The UK […]

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