Protected international design registrations designating the EU are no longer valid in the UK. These rights have been automatically replaced by UK rights.
Guidance has been issued with information about changes for businesses and holders of international EU protected designs including:
- Creation of the re-registered international design
- Numbering of re-registered international design
- Pending applications
- Opt-out of holding a re-registered international design
- Renewals and restoration
- Deferred publication
For further information visit GOV.UK.
For further information on how to prepare your business for the new rules between the UK and the EU, please visit the Business Wales EU Transition Portal.