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WEBINAR: 10 WEEKS TO BREXIT – “NO DEAL” PLANNING: CONTRACTS, DATA PROTECTION, EMPLOYMENT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

In today’s webinar Paul Butcher, Brexit Director at Herbert Smith Freehills, was joined by Sarah Hawes, Head of Corporate Knowledge,  Miriam Everett, Consultant, Head of Data Protection and Privacy, Anna Henderson, Professional Support Consultant, and Rachel Montagnon, Professional Support Consultant, … Continue reading

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Herbert Smith Freehills’ Brexit Legal Guide updated – comparison of IP and pharma provisions in the draft Withdrawal Agreement versus the No Deal provisions promised by the UK Government

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog See the updated IP section of the revised Herbert Smith Freehills Brexit Legal Guide which reviews the IP and pharma elements of the draft Withdrawal Agreement endorsed by the EU Council on … Continue reading

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Five months to Brexit: avoiding a “no deal” crisis

Paul Butcher and Tom Henderson have published an article in FERMA/AIRMIC’s joint Brexit Newsletter advising risk management professionals of some of the key matters that they will need to consider to prevent a Brexit-related “no deal” crisis. Given it remains … Continue reading

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FINAL BATCH OF UK GOVERNMENT’S BREXIT ‘NO DEAL’ TECHNICAL NOTICES RELEASED

Today, the UK Government released the fourth batch of technical notices about the impact of a “no deal” scenario at the end of March 2019. These are available here. This fourth batch is of 29 and includes notices on trading … Continue reading

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Brexit “no deal” technical notices published on Patents, Trade marks, Designs, Copyright, GIs, and Exhaustion of rights

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog The latest tranche of “no deal” technical notices was released yesterday afternoon by the UK Government. Amongst them are several notices that highlight the Brexit issues faced by intellectual property right owners and, in … Continue reading

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EIGHT MONTHS TO BREXIT: IS YOUR BUSINESS PREPARED?

As the clock ticks down to 29 March 2019, the UK and the EU are stepping up their preparations for the possibility of a “no-deal” outcome. From a corporate governance and risk management perspective, businesses that have not done so … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property and Cyber Security issues considered in UK Government White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog The UK Government’s White Paper detailing its proposal for the future relationship between the UK and the EU (published on 12 July 2018) includes a limited number of proposals relating to … Continue reading

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UK Government publishes White Paper on the future UK-EU relationship

The UK Government has today released its White Paper detailing its proposal for the future relationship between the UK and the EU. We will be publishing separately our analysis of the implications of the UK Government’s White Paper, including the … Continue reading

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Comments on UK proposal for the future relationship with the EU

Last Friday, 6 July, it was understood that the UK Cabinet had finally united around a UK position on the desired future relationship with the EU. However, it now remains to be seen if the proposal survives the protests of “betrayal” … Continue reading

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The UK ratifies the Unified Patent Court Agreement on World IP Day

The post below was first published on our Intellectual Property blog The UK has ratified the UPC Agreement today, 26 April 2018, which also happens to be World IP Day. The UK IP Minister announced the ratification at a World IP Day event … Continue reading

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