The judgment of Easygroup Ltd v Beauty Perfectionists Ltd & Ors [2021] EWHC 3385 (Ch) concerning the defendants application to strike out the parts of the claimant's claims relating to EU rights issued today, 17 December 2021. 

The defendant argued that the High Court no longer has jurisdiction to grant a pan-EU injunction, or other remedies, in respect of alleged infringement of EUTMs on the basis that the UK is no longer a part of the EU, despite the proceedings having started pre-Exit Day (31 December 2020).

However, Sir Julian Flaux C dismissed this application and held that "paragraph 20 of Schedule 2A to the Trade Marks Act 1994 inserted by the 2019 Regulations...does preserve the jurisdiction of [the High] Court to grant a pan-EU injunction where appropriate".