Author: Sofia Willquist

Prepare your strategy for the Unitary Patent and the UPC – (Part I)

The creation and start of the Unified Patent Court will change the mindset of patent litigation in Europe fundamentally.

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UPC getting closer – just a ”Brexit” referendum away?

When the UK prime minister David Cameron won the 2015 general election he, due to demands from his own

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Recruitment of Judges to the UPC during May

According to the Report of the 15th Preparatory Committee meeting of the Unified Patent Court (UPC), the recruitment of

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Making well founded decisions about opting out…

 …of the Unified Patent Court and requesting Unitary Effect for your European Patent The benefit of requesting Unitary Effect

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Revised PACE programme from 1 January 2016

The programme for accelerated prosecution of European Patent Applications (PACE) allows applicants to request that the European Patent Office

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Exclusive competence of the UPC – is it time to develop opt-out strategies?

The Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA), “the Court”, will enter into force four months after the 13th

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Change on climate and fast-tracking green innovations

A while ago I wrote a blog post about being profitable and still doing good things for the climate.

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Crowdsourcing or a maker – do you need to care about IP?

In recent year’s crowdsourcing, i.e. inviting a community to take part in developing a new product or service has

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Unified Patent Court – one step closer to opening the Court

On October 1 2015, a Protocol to the UPC Agreement was signed by first seven member states . It

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Can innovative clean tech companies save the world…and still be profitable?

Well, as we all know, innovation and research and development usually cost a lot of money, and the simplest

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