The judges have been appointed (Unified Patent Court judicial appointments and Presidium elections | Unified Patent Court (unified-patent-court.org), and finalisation of the case management systems … [Read more...] about Just how far can the UPC reach?
It is hard to ignore the momentum which the UPC has gathered in the past few weeks. It has confirmed today that significant steps have been taken towards its commencement and that it can be expected … [Read more...] about The Unified Patent Court is almost ready
When the UPC commences (perhaps in early 2023) 17 countries will likely be taking part. Seven countries have signed the UPC Agreement but not yet ratified it and so may not be taking part at the … [Read more...] about Ireland to hold referendum to ratify UPC Agreement
We recently held a webinar entitled: “Are you prepared for the new Unified Patent Court System in Europe?” In the session Gordon Harris chaired a discussion with the following panelists: Michael … [Read more...] about Poll suggests that UPC opt-out rates may be high
In our blog last month we reported on the inaugural meeting of the UPC Administrative Committee, during which members of the UPC Advisory Committee were appointed. The Advisory Committee will handle … [Read more...] about UPC Advisory Committee to predominantly consist of senior judges from across UPC countries
The inaugural meeting of the Unified Patent Court's Administrative Committee (the Committee) took place on 22 February. Representatives from all Contracting Member States were present. It represents … [Read more...] about Inaugural meeting of the UPC’s Administrative Committee marks an important step towards commencement of the UPC