IP Cases & Articles

UPC revocation v EPO opposition: differences, similarities and revocation strategies

06 June 2024
It has now been a year since the UPC opened its doors and there have already been 185 revocation actions…
Sophie Slater
Sophie Slater
Partner, Patent Attorney
Claire Webster
Claire Webster
Technical Assistant
UPC revocation v EPO opposition: differences, similarities and revocation strategies

The unitary patent and opt-out statistics: one year in

06 June 2024
We have previously explored uptake of both the unitary patent (UP) and the opt-out in articles published three months and…
David Al-Khalili
David Al-Khalili
Senior Associate, Patent Attorney
The unitary patent and opt-out statistics: one year in

First anniversary of the Unified Patent Court: benefits, drawbacks, and the road ahead

06 June 2024
After more than 40 years in the making, the one-year anniversary of the UPC is a milestone to be celebrated.…
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
First anniversary of the Unified Patent Court: benefits, drawbacks, and the road ahead

Proposed EU standard essential patents regulation: using the UPC to shape industrial policy in the EU?

06 June 2024
On 28 February 2024, the European Parliament voted to approve the proposed regulation on standard essential patents (the SEP regulation).…
Jonathan DeVile
Jonathan DeVile
Partner, Patent Attorney
Proposed EU standard essential patents regulation: using the UPC to shape industrial policy in the EU?

Inventive step at the Unified Patent Court: 12-months in, what do we know so far?

06 June 2024
For an invention to qualify for patent protection it must have an inventive step; however, the manner in which inventive…
Joseph Flood
Joseph Flood
Associate, Patent Attorney
Inventive step at the Unified Patent Court: 12-months in, what do we know so far?
Webinars & Videos
Dyoung webinar upc lexology masterclass

Lexology masterclass: the UPC one year on - where are we now?

06 June 2024
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
Anthony Albutt
Anthony Albutt
Partner, Patent Attorney
Lawrence King
Lawrence King
Partner, Patent Attorney
Lexology masterclass: the UPC one year on - where are we now?
Dyoung webinar up upc validation

UP & UPC - UP v EP validation

03 March 2023
David Al-Khalili
David Al-Khalili
Senior Associate, Patent Attorney
UP & UPC - UP v EP validation