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DE / UPC – Will Germany ratify the Unified Patent Court system soon?

Posted: July 21st, 2020

The ministerial draft bill ratifying the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) – is the UPCA ready to enter into force? By Tilman Müller-Stoy and Rudolf Teschemacher, Bardehle Pagenberg

The history of the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court project has been full of surprises with it taking a new course in February 2020 on account of the two hitherto existing obstacles to the successful conclusion of the project: the participation of the United Kingdom following Brexit and the ratification process in Germany being halted pending constitutional complaints against the law ratifying the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA).

The entire report can be read here.

Watch Tilman Müller-Stoy talking about his view on the ministerial draft bill ratifying the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) in this short video:

 

 

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