IP Cases & Articles

UK takes a further step towards UPC commencement

10 July 2017
On Thursday 06 July, the UK confirmed its agreement to apply the Protocol on Provisional Application of the UPC.
Richard Willoughby
Richard Willoughby
Partner, Solicitor
UK takes a further step towards UPC commencement

Timetable update from UPC Preparatory Committee Chair

27 June 2017
The Chair of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Preparatory Committee, Alexander Ramsay (Sweden), has today (27 June 2017) posted a message about the UPC timetable...
Richard Willoughby
Richard Willoughby
Partner, Solicitor
Timetable update from UPC Preparatory Committee Chair

2017 - year of the UPC after all?

23 June 2017
Following the Referendum last June, in late November 2016 the UK government surprised many observers by indicating that it still intends to ratify the UPC Agreement.
Richard Willoughby
Richard Willoughby
Partner, Solicitor
2017 - year of the UPC after all?

UPC update - German ratification paused

14 June 2017
Late on Tuesday 12 June reports began circulating that the German Constitutional Court had requested the Office of the German President not to sign the...
UPC update - German ratification paused

Unified Patent Court (UPC) start date delayed

07 June 2017
The Preparatory Committee of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) announced today that its tentative timetable, published in January of this year and which envisaged a...
Richard Willoughby
Richard Willoughby
Partner, Solicitor
Unified Patent Court (UPC) start date delayed
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