25 September 2018Patents

Lawyers concerned by no-deal Brexit guidance on IP exhaustion

The UK government’s latest guidance on a no-deal Brexit fails to clarify the future of IP rights exhaustion surrounding the European Economic Area (EEA), according to lawyers.

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