The government has published The Trade Marks Regulations 2018 following a consultation. 

It will come into force on 14 January 2019, the deadline for implementation by EU member states. 

Changes

The main changes include: 

  • new types of infringing acts; and
  • it provides for the different circumstances under which infringement proceedings may be taken by the licensee.

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