European Patents can now be Extended to Georgia

The “European Patent” as we know it today originated in the late 1970’s. This…


AI: is there a ghost in the machine?

Furthermore, if there is: Where is Caspar hiding? Interest in artificial…


UPC Sunrise Starts This Week

Do you know those chain-reaction type obstacle courses (like this one!), where…


Welcome Suzanne Oliver - Director, IP Strategy

We are delighted to announce that Suzanne Oliver has joined us as Director, IP…


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 will enter into force on 1 June 2023.   It has been a…


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 final event that heralded the start of the new era was the “deposit” by the…