SPCs Can Be Granted In UK After Brexit Transition Period, Says Withdrawal Agreement
If requests for supplementary protection certificates are filed in the UK during a Brexit transition period, and the grant procedure is still under way at the end of that period, the SPC can still be awarded under the provisions of the EU regulation, according to the draft withdrawal agreement.
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