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Intellectual Property

Question for Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

UIN HL5314, tabled on 4 June 2020

To ask Her Majesty's Government what plans they have to amend the relevant legislation in order to limit rights of representation at the UK Intellectual Property Office for new UK trade mark and design applications and existing UK trade mark and design rights, to persons with a UK or Channel Islands address for service, following the end of the transition period, if there is no reciprocity.

Answered on

18 June 2020

Officials are having ongoing conversations with representative bodies over how to best approach the issues surrounding address for service once the transition period ends.