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Legal experts advise on intellectual property and Unified Patent Court

19 October 2018

The EU Justice Sub-Committee holds the first of three evidence sessions on intellectual property (IP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC)

Witnesses

Tuesday 23 October in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 10.45am

  • Mr Daniel Alexander QC, 8 New Square
  • Ms Charlotte May QC, 8 New Square
  • Mr Trevor Cook, WilmerHale

Topics for discussion and likely questions

  • What will be the impact of Brexit on UK intellectual property rights?
  • How prepared is the UK for this impact?
  • What Brexit deal would witnesses like to see regarding intellectual property?
  • Does Brexit pose any dangers to the protection of intellectual property rights in the UK?
  • Are there any positive aspects of Brexit for the protection of intellectual property rights in the UK?
  • What is the witnesses' view of the Government's plans for the protection of intellectual property rights in the event of a 'no-deal' scenario?
  • Ideally, what Brexit deal would they to like see the Government achieve regarding intelletual property rights?

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