Unitary Patent Expands to Romania

The Unitary Patent system has been operative for a year now and generally seems…


The European Patent Office Abolishes the “10-day Rule”

The European Patent Office Abolishes the “10-day Rule” If you are not in the…


FAQ Unitary Patent & UPC

Are you prepared for the changes coming to the European Patent System? Here we…


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…


Background to the Unitary Patent and the UPC

In Europe it is currently possible to obtain a national patent through each…