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…