How Brexit affects the Trade Register, trademarks, design protection, patents and auditing

As of 1 January 2021, the UK is no longer a member of the EU and does not belong to the European Economic Area, EEA.

The changed status of the UK affects

  • the Finnish Trade Register
  • trademarks
  • design protection
  • patents
  • auditing.

The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) has compiled a list of the effects of Brexit.

More information about the Finnish Trade Register:
Mr Jouko Koitto
Leading Legal Counsel
Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Tel. +358 29 509 5550

More information about trademarks and design rights:
Ms Tuulimarja Myllymäki
Head Legal Adviser
Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Tel. +358 29 509 5399

More information about patents:
Mr Olli Sievänen
Principal Consulting Engineer
Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Tel. +358 29 509 5438

More information about auditing:
Mr Pasi Horsmanheimo
Senior Counsel
Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Tel. +358 29 509 5860

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Latest update 01.01.2021