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UPC – Rules of Procedure / Draft Document re Costs

Posted: July 1st, 2016

A new version of the Rules of Procedure of the UPC have now been published. You can read a copy here. Also, the Decision of the Administrative Committee of the Unified Patent Court on the scale of recoverable cost ceilings has been published. You can read the draft here.

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EU – Winfried Tilmann: EPUE-Reg and UPCA after Brexit

Posted: June 27th, 2016

EPUE-Reg and UPCA after Brexit, by Prof. Dr. Winfried Tilmann, Hogan Lovells The British voters have voted for a Brexit. What does that mean for the EPUE-Reg and for the UPCA? There is no immediate effect, since Art 50(2) EUC provides for a two-year period for agreeing on the details of an exit. During that […]

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UPC – Willem Hoyng: Does Brexit mean the end of the UPC?

Posted: June 24th, 2016

Does Brexit mean the end of the UPC? By Willem Hoyng, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER 1. It should be remembered that the UPC is not a European Union instrument but an international Treaty between countries. So this Treaty, like the European Patent Convention, has as such nothing to do with the European Union. 2. It is a widely […]

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UPC – New version trilingual booklet

Posted: June 22nd, 2016

New Version Trilingual booklet DE/EN/FR Unitary Patent Regulations, UPC Agreement and Draft Rules of Procedure A new version of the Trilingual booklet DE/EN/FR comprising Unitary Patent Regulations, Unified Patent Court Agreement and Draft № 18 of the Rules of Procedure (19 October 2015) has been added to the document repository website for Unitary Patent and […]

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UPC – Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court Conference 2016

Posted: June 17th, 2016

Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court 2016, A Final Countdown?, 4th annual UP&UPC Conference On Thursday 7 July 2016,  the Unitary Patent & Unified Patent Court conference will be held for its fourth inception and once again at the European Patent Office in Munich, Germany. “For the 4th edition of the Unitary Patent & Unified […]

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UPC – Live Broadcast ‘Opt-out Day’ Monday 6 June 9.30 am CEST

Posted: June 3rd, 2016

Live Broadcast French UJUB  ‘Opt-out Day’ Monday 6 June from 9.30 am CEST to to 5 pm CEST Pierre Véron, Véron & Associés, reports the following: The French UJUB (Union pour la Juridiction unifiée du brevet; Union for the Unified Patent Court), the association founded in Paris by all the French professionals interested into the […]

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UPC – New version trilingual booklet UPC documents

Posted: June 3rd, 2016

A new version of the Trilingual booklet DE/EN/FR comprising Unitary Patent Regulations, Unified Patent Court Agreement and Draft № 18 Rules of Procedure (19 October 2015) has just be made available on www.upc.documents.eu.com. The booklet is created by HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER, Powell Gilbert and Véron & Associés

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UPC – Code of Conduct – 3rd draft

Posted: May 18th, 2016

“The draft Code of Conduct, as referred to in the RoP UPC, has been under preparation for some time within EPLAW, EPLIT and epi. It was discussed in the 3rd UPC Expert Panel Meeting in Paris on September 18th, 2015, where valuable feedback was received and thereafter incorporated. “The draft Code of Conduct was presented […]

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UPC – CCBE comments on the draft Code of Conduct for the UPC

Posted: May 9th, 2016

The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) responds to the proposal for a Code of Conduct for the UPC The letter states: Introduction The Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) represents the bars and law societies of 32 member countries and 13 further associate and observer countries, and through […]

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UPC – German implementation documents

Posted: April 26th, 2016

The German Federal Ministry of Justice recently released two drafts implementing the UPC Agreement into German laws. The drafts consist of a ratification act as well as an act amending the German Act on International Patent Treaties (Gesetz über internationale Patentübereinkommen). 1) The draft ratification act implements the UPC Agreement into German law. 2) The […]

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