UP & UPC
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.
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...
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...
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...
FAQS & Guides
Introduction to the Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court
Our guide to the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court.
Guide to IP & Brexit
The UK has voted to leave the European Union. In this section of our guide, we consider the impact of 'Brexit' on UK and European intellectual property law and practice...