UP & UPC
IP Cases & Articles
Next steps for the UPC following UK ratification
27 April 2018
The UK Government announced on 26 April 2018 that it had ratified the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement. The UK becomes the 16th member state...
Unified Patent Court Immunities and Privileges Order 2018
14 February 2018
Following the UK Privy Council’s approval of the Unified Patent Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2018, the UK is now in a position to ratify...
UPC constitutional complaint: German Bar Association opinion
18 January 2018
Those following the Unified Patent Court (UPC) will be aware that, following a constitutional complaint, the German Federal Constitutional Court asked the German President, Frank-Walter...
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...