Head of Intellectual Property Simon Miles comments on the potential problems, post-Brexit, for businesses owning intellectual property rights and for the lawyers grappling with possible solutions, in an article in The Times’ Intellectual Property supplement.
With under a year to go, most have tired of the meaningless “Brexit means Brexit” mantra. Whether it is hard, soft or scrambled and whether we stay in the single market, a single market or find a whole new marketplace, what should a designer Brexit – one that works for the UK’s flourishing intellectual property and life sciences industry – look like?
IP laws are pretty much harmonised across Europe, and the UK has played a pivotal role in creating a system that is widely regarded as offering an efficient, consistent and effective approach…
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