Protecting designs used in business

This factsheet is intended as an outline of the relevant provisions but it is not comprehensive and should not be relied on as authoritative; in the interests of ease of use, many of the explanations are simplified. Specific advice should be obtained on any particular issues.

In addition, this 2019 version has been revised at a time of uncertainty around the consequences for holders of EU trade mark applications/registrations. The UK government has stated its intended position but there is no guarantee that this position will be implemented and questions remain with regard to the fine detail. In addition, this 2019 version has been revised at a time of uncertainty around the consequences for holders of EU trade mark applications/registrations. The UK government has stated its intended position but there is no guarantee that this position will be implemented and questions remain with regard to the fine detail.

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