Enlargement of EU
For further information, see the Guidelines, Part A, General Rules, Section 9, Enlargement.
Further information on trade marks in the European Union.
For further information, see Decision No 2013‑3 of the Presidium of the Boards of Appeal of 05/07/2013 on the amicable settlement of disputes, ‘Decision on Mediation’.
The transition period provided for in that agreement, during which EU law (including the EUTM and RCD Regulations and their implementing instruments) remained applicable to and in the UK, ended on 31 December 2020.
For more information, please consult:
- the relevant section on our website,
- Q&A document released by the European Commission,
- UK government: information on Brexit.
The questions and answers provided on this page serve a purely informative purpose and are not a legal point of reference. Please consult the European Union Trade mark and Community Design Regulations or Trade mark / Design Guidelines for further details.
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