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Brexit may stall Germany’s ratification of the UPCA

The German Justice Ministry expressed earlier this month that the government will not ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement

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

Strategies for pending patent applications and important aspects of the opt out procedure When preparing for the entry into

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

The language regime for the Unitary Patent and the divisions of the UPC As we have written before the

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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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Potential market size for Unitary Patents is 25% larger than for US patents and 90% larger than for traditional European patents

As you might already know, a European patent application is examined by the European Patent Office (EPO). If a

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The Unitary Patent takes an (inventive) step towards grant

The Unitary Patent provides a new way for innovators and companies to protect their intellectual property in the EU.

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Will there be any difference in the oral hearings between the EPO and the UPC?

Anyone who has been attending an oral proceeding at the EPO, either as an observer or as an active

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Spain’s actions against unitary patent protection dismissed

On May 5, a potential legal obstacle against the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court was removed when the

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The UPCA Opt-in/Pin-out scenario

The Unified Patent court agreement (UPCA) has been ratified in 2014 by both Denmark and Sweden, so even if

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