Intellectual Property: EU Law

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 27th March 2018.

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Photo of Marsha de Cordova Marsha de Cordova Shadow Minister (Work and Pensions) (Disabled People)

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if the Government will ensure that the same level of rights under the EU unregistered designs regime is maintained in the UK after the UK leaves the EU.

Photo of Sam Gyimah Sam Gyimah Minister of State (Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) (Higher Education), Minister of State (Education)

As stated in the UK Technical Note on “Other Separation Issues” – where the UK does not have existing domestic legislation to protect certain types of rights, it will establish new schemes. This will preserve the full scope of the unregistered Community design right in the UK

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