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Fourteen countries have now ratified the UPC

Despite the uncertain situation in the UK and Germany, other EU member states seem to continue to ratify the

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The consequences of Brexit are becoming clearer and clearer

The consequences of Brexit are becoming clearer and clearer (sort of)

Naturally, there are still many “ifs and buts”. We still don’t have any idea as to how hard or

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Final meeting of the Preparatory Committee signals pending start of UPC

On 15 March 2017, the UPC Preparatory Committee hopefully met for the last time before the start of the

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New UK intellectual property minister reaffirms UK commitment to the Unified Patent Court

There is a new sheriff in town. Jo Jonson takes over from Baroness Neville Rolfe as UK Intellectual Property

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UK inches towards UPC ratification

There was a sigh of relief at the end of November when the UK announced that it would proceed

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Cautious optimism regarding 2017 UPC implementation

During the meeting of the EU Competitiveness Council on 28 November 2016 in Brussels, the UK Minister of State

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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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