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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