UPC updates

UPC & UP Updates

Final UPC Rules of Procedure now published

Final UPC Rules of Procedure now published
The new rules came into effect on 1st September
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Here comes the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent

Here comes the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent
Time to start preparing for the sunrise period
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Here comes the Unified Patent Court!

Here comes the Unified Patent Court!
Parts of the UPC Agreement are now finally operational
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Here comes the Unitary Patent!

Here comes the Unitary Patent!
New options for validation in the life sciences sector - what does this mean for conventional national validation?
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The UPC is likely to open its doors in Autumn 2022: 30th September 2021

The UPC is likely to open its doors in Autumn 2022: 30th September 2021
After years of delay the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent might be just around the corner
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Unified Patent Court likely to arrive in 2022: 23rd August 2021 

Unified Patent Court likely to arrive in 2022: 23rd August 2021 
The biggest change to European patent law in a generation is finally on its way
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Unified Patent Court - current status: 30th March 2021

Unified Patent Court - current status: 30th March 2021
The biggest change to European patent law in a generation rests on the fate of two German constitutional challenges
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Another delay to the Unified Patent Court: 22nd December 2020

Another delay to the Unified Patent Court: 22nd December 2020
The German Federal Constitutional Court receives further challenges
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German challenge to the Unified Patent Court Agreement is upheld on a technicality: 1st July 2020

German challenge to the Unified Patent Court Agreement is upheld on a technicality: 1st July 2020
The German Government moves towards ratification of the UPC Agreement
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UPC - RIP?: 28th February 2020

UPC - RIP?: 28th February 2020
The UK will not participate in the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court system
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News on the UK’s involvement in the UPC after Brexit: 24th August 2018

News on the UK’s involvement in the UPC after Brexit: 24th August 2018
The UK government has published additional information about how the UK might participate in the Unified Patent Court after Brexit
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UK ratifies the UPC Agreement: 27th April 2018

UK ratifies the UPC Agreement: 27th April 2018
The UK moves forwards with the biggest update to European patent law in 40 years
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