The UPC has almost been in operation for six months, having opened its doors on 1 June 2023. We don't think anyone can doubt there was some initial scepticism given there was no initial barrage of … [Read more...] about The UPC – Out of Beta?
The UPC went "live" on 1 June 2023. After a flurry of activity on day one (with 19 cases reportedly having been filed), there has since been a trickle of further infringement and revocation actions. … [Read more...] about The UPC: three months in
Ever since the UK voted to leave the European Union and, in effect, withdrew itself from the Unified Patents Court Agreement, the question has been circulating as to where the "third centre" of the … [Read more...] about Milan to host third UPC central division
The commencement of the UPC is right around the corner – the new system goes live on 1 June 2023. Before launch we take a look at some of the key factors which may determine how the first few weeks … [Read more...] about Things to watch as the UPC goes live
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