Trade mark protection will continue to apply in the UK for EU trade marks registered before 31.12.20 but for new trade marks, a UK trade mark must be filed with in the UK IPO to obtain UK protection and an EU application for EU protection(1).

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(1) EU trade-mark protection and comparable UK trademarks from 1 January 2021 – GOV.UK (