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Pros and cons of the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court

24 November 2022
Rachel Bateman Doug Ealey Alice Stuart-Grumbar
Rachel Bateman, Doug Ealey & Alice Stuart-Grumbar
Partner, Patent Attorney, Partner, Patent Attorney, Associate, Patent Attorney
Pros and cons of the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court

EPO and UPC sign data exchange agreement

23 November 2022
The Presidents of the European Patent Office (EPO) and the Unified Patent Court’s (UPC’s) Court of Appeal have signed an…
Matthew Gallon Leon Harrington
Matthew Gallon & Leon Harrington
Technical Assistant, Technical Assistant
EPO and UPC sign data exchange agreement

EPO searching national prior rights to assist applicants for the unitary patent

07 November 2022
The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced that, from 01 September 2022, Examining Divisions will conduct systematic “top-up” searches for…
Sean McCann
Sean McCann
Technical Assistant
EPO searching national prior rights to assist applicants for the unitary patent

UP & UPC: Rules of Procedure, implementation roadmap & new website launch

24 Oktober 2022
On 06 October 2022, the Unified Patent Court preparatory team shared a UPC implementation roadmap (shown below). According to this…
Rachel Bateman Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Rachel Bateman & Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney, Partner, Patent Attorney
UP & UPC: Rules of Procedure, implementation roadmap & new website launch

Unified Patent Court (UPC) judges announced and UPC Presidium elected

20 Oktober 2022
On 19 October 2022, the Administrative Committee of the UPC announced the list of 85 UPC judges, comprising 34 legally…
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney
Unified Patent Court (UPC) judges announced and UPC Presidium elected
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