Opting Out From Jurisdiction of the UPC

The newly established Unified Patent Court will eventually have exclusive…


Unitary Patent & UPC Start Date

The UPC Agreement is currently expected to enter into force on 1 April 2023.…


Patent Filing Strategy in Europe with the Unitary Patent

When the new Unitary Patent and UPC system comes and force you will have a…


Geographical Coverage of the Unitary Patent & UPC

There are some vital limitations to consider when it comes to the geographical…


What is the UPC "Sunrise Period"?

Sunrise Period The sunrise period is a period of three months before the UPC…


UP Transitional Measures and the UPC Sunrise Period

The key event that will herald the start of the new era is the “deposit” by the…


Background to the Unitary Patent and the UPC

At the moment in Europe it is possible to obtain a national patent through each…


Peter McBride welcomes new team members Gemma Clark and Euan Devlin, and Marta Guarisco to her new role.

Team Expansion!

The last few weeks have been busy ones from a recruitment front, and we are…


Intellectual property rift in Formula One

Intellectual Property has been in the news again this week, with a high profile…


VOGUE in vogue in Vogue

I love Cornwall! I have been there on holiday and had a fantastic time. But…