Latest blog articles with tag Brexit

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    The impact of Brexit on the Community Plant Variety Unitary Right

    3 February 2020
    IGIR in Law
    On February 1 st , the UK has left the EU. This (has had or) will inevitably have an impact on unitary IP rights at EU level. Unitary IP rights such as the Community Plant Variety Right will no longer be valid after the transition period in the UK. What does this mean for holders of a Community Plant Variety Right (CPVR)?
  • With or without you: a new Commission with or without the UK?

    25 November 2019
    When the European Council, on 29 October 2019, decided to extend the withdrawal negotiation period until the 31st of January 2020, it became clear that this extension would bear implications also for the composition of the new Commission. Indeed, in recital 11 of the European Council’s decision, it is explicitly mentioned that the UK has to propose a candidate for appointment as a member of the Commission.
  • Do UK companies make use of corporate mobility instruments to ‘escape’ Brexit?

    7 November 2019
    Is there an impact of Brexit on corporate mobility in the form of companies incorporated in the United Kingdom making use of as cross-border mergers, conversions, divisions or seat transfers of SEs (hereinafter also ‘cross-border transactions’) in order to exit the United Kingdom towards Member States of the European Union?
  • Brexit and data protection: what happens in case of a deal

    17 October 2019
    Earlier today, the European Union and the United Kingdom reached agreement on a revised customs plan for Brexit. If approved by the EU Member States, the European Parliament and the UK House of Commons, this deal would allow the United Kingdom to exit the European Union on 31 October 2019 in an orderly manner. But what does this Brexit deal mean for data protection?
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