The IP BREXIT and the domain .eu

Author:Ms Dolores Carmona
Profession:Clarke, Modet & Co

In the various figures, projects or coordination processes relating to industrial and intellectual property undoubtedly the European level domain .eu is one of the lesser known but that can be seen most affected, as indicated by our expert, Dolores Carmona:


The policy of registration of a ".eu" domain determines a number of requirements as to who is considered to be the holder of a .eu domain, the regulation establishes textually: "the Contractor must verify whether it meets the General Eligibility Criteria , among others:

A company that has its registered office, central administration or principal place of business in the European Union, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein Union, or An organization established in the European Union, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein Union without prejudice to national law, or A natural person resident in the European Union, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein If the Contractor fails to meet one of the eligibility criteria above shall not be entitled to register a domain name. If you submit an application for registration of a domain name but can not meet or no longer meets the above conditions, the Register may at any time reject the application or revoke the Domain Name in question .

Therefore, pursuant to the above if it is anticipated that the records requested a .eu domain name of an individual or company resident in the UK may be affected by the Brexit.

EURid itself, which is the record that manages top level domains with .eu...

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