On 6 October, the UPC Preparatory team published information that they are currently planning for entry into force of
The Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court will significantly impact the patent system in Europe. For applicants or
It has been almost a decade since 25 EU Member States signed the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court.
German ratification of the UPCA is one of the last hurdles for the Unitary Patent system. The system has
In an interview with IP industry publication Managing IP, Justice Huber of the German Federal Constitutional Court stated that
The German Justice Ministry expressed earlier this month that the government will not ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement
Strategies for pending patent applications and important aspects of the opt out procedure When preparing for the entry into
The language regime for the Unitary Patent and the divisions of the UPC As we have written before the
The creation and start of the Unified Patent Court will change the mindset of patent litigation in Europe fundamentally.
When the UK prime minister David Cameron won the 2015 general election he, due to demands from his own