The Legal Consequences of Brexit Through the Lens of IP Law

11 Pages Posted: 16 Feb 2017 Last revised: 12 Apr 2017

Richard Arnold

High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division

Lionel A. F. Bently

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law

Estelle Derclaye

University of Nottingham, School of law

Graeme B. Dinwoodie

Chicago-Kent College of Law

Date Written: February 15, 2017

Abstract

This paper discusses the consequences on the main intellectual property rights (patent, copyright, trade marks and designs) as well as on trade secrets of a hard Brexit, namely an exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union which means that it will not longer be bound by EU law.

Keywords: Brexit, intellectual property

Suggested Citation

Arnold, Richard and Bently, Lionel A. F. and Derclaye, Estelle and Dinwoodie, Graeme B., The Legal Consequences of Brexit Through the Lens of IP Law (February 15, 2017). Judicature, Vol. 101, Nr 2, Forthcoming; Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15/2017; University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 21/2017. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2917219 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2917219

Richard Arnold

High Court of England and Wales - Chancery Division ( email )

United Kingdom

Lionel A. F. Bently

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Law ( email )

10 West Road
Cambridge, CB3 9DZ
United Kingdom

Estelle Derclaye (Contact Author)

University of Nottingham, School of law ( email )

Nottingham NG7 2RD
United Kingdom

HOME PAGE: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/law2/staff/estelle.derclaye

Graeme B. Dinwoodie

Chicago-Kent College of Law ( email )

565 West Adams St.
Chicago, IL 60661
United States

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