Brexit” has occurred on 31 January 2020 and the United Kingdom (UK) left the European Union (EU).
Following the Revised Withdrawal Agreement ratified by both parties, a transition period has begun and will run until December 31, 2020. Within this period, GIs from both parties will continue to be protected in the two jurisdictions. The scope and terms of the future partnership between the EU and the UK will be determined by negotiations among the parties, which must be concluded before the end of 2020.
- 17/02/2021- Brexit: Clarification of the main issues concerning GIs after the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA)
- 20/11/2020 – Brexit: Practical information for GI groups
- 07/10/2020 – Brexit: Online forum on the future of GIs in the UK
- 29/07/2020 – Brexit: Negotiations have not made substantial progress on the most contentious issues, including GIs
- 11/02/2020 – Brexit: The future of GIs still characterized by legal uncertainty
- 18/02/2019 – Brexit: Publication of the answers to the consultation on UK GIs schemes and risks of “no-deal” scenario
- 14/11/2018 – Brexit:Technical agreement between the UK and the EU on the withdrawal
- 03/09/2018 – Press release: Brexit negotiations: oriGIn EU renews its call for legal certainty for GIs
- 18/07/2018 – Brexit: oriGIn pushes for legal certainty for GIs beneficiaries and consumers
- 13/03/2018 – Brexit: implications for GIs and principles to follow to reduce legal uncertainty