Progressing towards the start of the UPC (without the UK)

04 November 2021
At a meeting on 27 October 2021 the Unified Patent Court Preparatory Committee met in Luxembourg and reviewed progress and…
Jonathan DeVile
Jonathan DeVile
Partner, Patent Attorney
Progressing towards the start of the UPC (without the UK)

UP & UPC: are you ready for the Unified Patent Court and unitary patent?

20 October 2021
Following countless number of false starts over the last few years, the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and unitary patent (UP)…
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
UP & UPC: are you ready for the Unified Patent Court and unitary patent?

Germany has ratified the Protocol on the Provisional Application of UPC Agreement

28 September 2021
Germany has ratified the Protocol on the Provisional Application of UPC Agreement (PAP-Protocol) and paves the way for the Unified…
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney
Germany has ratified the Protocol on the Provisional Application of UPC Agreement

Slovenia set to ratify Protocol on Provisional Application of UPC Agreement

23 September 2021
It is understood that the Slovenian Government ratified the Protocol on the Provisional Application of the Unified Patent Court (UPC)…
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
Slovenia set to ratify Protocol on Provisional Application of UPC Agreement

Getting ready for the UPC: expected start mid-2022

27 August 2021
In a recent announcement, the Preparatory Committee for the Unified Patent Court set out an expected timeline for the start…
Jonathan DeVile
Jonathan DeVile
Partner, Patent Attorney
Getting ready for the UPC: expected start mid-2022

Germany executes UPC agreement and protocol on provisional application

13 August 2021
Following the news last month that the complaints in Germany against the UPC ratification bill were rejected by the German…
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
Germany executes UPC agreement and protocol on provisional application

German Constitutional Court rejects complaints against ratification bill for the UPC

09 July 2021
The Second Senate of the Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) has rejected applications for preliminary injunction on grounds that the constitutional…
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney
German Constitutional Court rejects complaints against ratification bill for the UPC

From the Financial Times: "Delayed Europe patent court launch prolongs frustration"

17 June 2021
D Young & Co Partner Rachel Bateman is quoted in today's edition of the Financial Times which discusses the EU's…
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
From the Financial Times: "Delayed Europe patent court launch prolongs frustration"

Decision on German ratification of the Unified Patent Court not before 2022

17 March 2021
As will be recalled, following a request of the Federal Constitutional Court in Karslruhe, Federal President, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, waits with…
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney
Decision on German ratification of the Unified Patent Court not before 2022

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

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