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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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UK – The UK Implements the Unitary Patent – Statutory Instrument passed

Posted: March 4th, 2016

The UK Implements the Unitary Patent – Statutory Instrument passed The IPKat reports that the draft Statutory Instrument implementing the Unitary Patent was approved by the House of Commons on 1 March and the House of Lords on 2 March. The Hansard report according to IPKat reveals that the discussion in the House of Commons […]

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UPC – presentations UPC IT Case Management System

Posted: February 25th, 2016

Pierre Véron, Véron & Associés, forwarded the presentations of the Workshop on the UPC IT Case Management System which was held on Monday 25 January 2016 at the Paris Bar House (Maison du Barreau) by Mark Craddock, UK IP Office, and Cristiano Morganti, Net Service. The audio recording of this Workshop will be published shortly […]

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UPC – Update – Workshop on the IT Case Management System

Posted: January 13th, 2016

The Workshop on the UPC IT Case Management System will be held in Paris on Monday 25 January 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00 at the Paris Bar House (Maison du Barreau), room “Gaston Monnerville”, 2, rue de Harlay, 75001 Paris (this is just opposite the Paris Courthouse, Palais de Justice). Directions: from CDG airport or […]

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UPC – Workshop on UPC IT Case Management System

Posted: January 11th, 2016

Save the date: a Workshop on the UPC IT Case Management System will be held in Paris on Monday 25 January 2016 from 10:00 to 16:00. Further information will be circulated shortly. Please register at: pierre.veron@veron.com In the meantime, you may practice in registering with the UPC IT Case Management System prototype through this link https://secure.unified-patent-court.org/login

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UPC – New documents added to repository

Posted: November 2nd, 2015

New documents have been added to the document repository website for Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court www.upc.documents.eu.com, powered by Véron & Associés Draft № 18 (19 October 2015) Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court, here. Comparison of the draft № 18 (19 October 2015) versus the draft № 17 (31 October 2014) […]

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UPC – Introduction local division Hamburg

Posted: October 7th, 2015

The Local Division Hamburg of the Unified Patent Court is being introduced to the public this Wednesday, 7 October 2015 After a presentation of the first insights into the project Local Division Hamburg by Katja Günther, state secretary of the ministry of justice of Hamburg, Professor Dr. Winfried Tilman, Of Counsel at Hogan Lovells will […]

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UPC – The Error in the UPC System

Posted: September 16th, 2015

The error in the new UPC system, by Christof Augenstein, Preu Bohlig & Partner The Contracting Member States promised to the users of the new Unified Patent Court (UPC) that the proceedings and judgements will ensure highest quality. To this end, the Agreement on the Unified Patent Court (UPCA) requires that judges should comply with […]

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UPC – EPLAW Comments on Rules on Court Fees and Costs

Posted: August 25th, 2015

EPLAW comments to the Public Consultation on the Rules on Court fees and Recoverable costs of UPC  Further to the public consultation on the proposed Rules of procedure regarding court fees and recoverable costs under the UPC Agreement, the EPLAW Board in consultation with a working group of EPLAW members from various nationalities prepared comments […]

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