UK design rights are at risk

Fashion Law Partner Simon Bennett quoted in Drapers’ ‘Brexit Agenda’ 

"At the moment, UK fashion businesses can register an EU trademark or design right and it protects them in all 28 union countries. Once we leave, trademark or design rights will no longer cover the UK. We need existing EU trademarks or design protection to automatically extend to the UK post-Brexit… and the UK equivalent should be amended to include surface decoration”.

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