We previously reported that JUVE were conducting a survey on who they wanted to serve as Judges in the UPC. Results have been published here (UPC favourites: French and German judges dominate) and … [Read more...] about JUVE’s survey respondents favour German and French Judges for the UPC bench and Paris to replace the third central division previously held by London
Momentum is gathering towards the UPC becoming operational. So it is important for all owners of European patents, European patent applications and inventions for which patent protection may yet be … [Read more...] about Opt Out your European Patents? – Pros and cons (“you put your whole self in, your whole self out….”)
The introduction of a new jurisdiction is rare enough, but the advent of a new court system that allows for litigation concerning valuable property assets across a multi-national market of over 450 … [Read more...] about What is “Opting Out” and why does it matter?
The impact of the UPC on existing and future commercial arrangements As the commencement of the Unified Patents Court looms larger, we are turning our thoughts to some of the really practical … [Read more...] about Who controls your opt-out?
In our last post on this topic we reported that Slovenia had ratified the Unified Patents Court Agreement, bringing the whole process slightly closer. It is now clear that Germany has completed the … [Read more...] about One more UPC Signatory State to ratify the PAP Protocol
The implementation of the Unified Patent Court (UPC), a court system which enables the resolution of disputes involving parallel patents across most of the EU in a single action, is inching closer to … [Read more...] about Gearing up for UPC Implementation one step closer as Slovenia ratifies the PAP Protocol