German ratification of UPC on hold

13 January 2021
German ratification of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is on hold.
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney
German ratification of UPC on hold

German UPC legislation challenged

23 December 2020
Following parliamentary approval of the legislation for Germany to ratify the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement, the Federal Constitutional Court…
German UPC legislation challenged

Unified Patent Court & unitary patents on the horizon for 2022?

27 November 2020
The draft legislation required for Germany to ratify the UPCA and the Protocol on Provisional Application has been before the…
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
Unified Patent Court & unitary patents on the horizon for 2022?

UK withdraws its ratification of the Unified Patent Court

21 July 2020
In a move which appears to run counter to the German Government’s intention to bring the Unified Patent Court (UPC)…
Jonathan DeVile
Jonathan DeVile
Partner, Patent Attorney
UK withdraws its ratification of the Unified Patent Court

Unified Patent Court and unitary patent: end of the road or just another bump?

29 June 2020
At the end of March 2020, EPO President Campinos pronounced strong support for the statement by the German Minister of…
Jonathan DeVile
Jonathan DeVile
Partner, Patent Attorney
Unified Patent Court and unitary patent: end of the road or just another bump?

UPC: German Federal Constitutional Court upholds constitutional complaint

23 March 2020
The Federal Constitutional Court of Germany (FCC) has decided that the Parliamentary Act of Approval to the Agreement on a…
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney
UPC: German Federal Constitutional Court upholds constitutional complaint

UPC constitutional complaint: German Court decision expected 20 March 2020

18 March 2020
The German Constitutional Court has indicated that it will publish a decision taken by a Senate without a prior oral…
UPC constitutional complaint: German Court decision expected 20 March 2020

UP & UPC update March 2020

13 March 2020
On Thursday 27th February, the UK Government released details of its negotiating stance for trade talks with the European Union.…
UP & UPC update March 2020

UPC & unitary patent end of year update

23 December 2019
After months of silence on the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and unitary patent (UP), we have seen some interesting news…
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
UPC & unitary patent end of year update

Unitary patent – what is it and why the hold up?

18 October 2019
European Medical Group publication EMG Gold looks at the unitary patent, with commentary from D Young & Co Partner and…
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
Unitary patent – what is it and why the hold up?

IP & Brexit: the facts

16 January 2019
The UK Government has today (16 January 2019) issued a guide offering information on the future of intellectual property (IP)…
IP & Brexit: the facts

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