Brexit and your EU trade marks – time for an IP audit

May 11, 2017

The UK government triggered Article 50 on 29 March 2017. However, there is still little clarity on the repercussions of Brexit for European Union trade marks (EUTMs), including the issue of non-use.

One practical issue that is likely to arise is the unexpected risk of possible revocation claims. EUTMs are vulnerable to revocation if they are not used to a sufficient extent within a 5 year period from registration.

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