UPC – NanoString v. 10x Genomics: UPC Court of Appeal’s first substantive decision overturns NanoString preliminary injunction due to doubts over validity

Posted: February 28th, 2024

NanoString Technologies, Inc, NanoString Technologies Germany GmbH & NanoString Technologies Netherlands B.V. v. 10x Genomics, Inc & President and Fellows of Harvard College – Court of Appeal – Luxembourg, 26 February 2024, Case no. UPC_CoA_335/2023 App_576355/2023, by Sarah Taylor and Julia Traumann, Pinsent Masons The Unified Patent Court (‘UPC’) Court of Appeal has overturned an […]


UPC – Plant-e Knowledge v. Arkyne Technologies / The Hague Local Division takes pragmatic approach to bifurcation

Posted: February 22nd, 2024

Plant-e Knowledge v Arkyne Technologies – The Hague Local Division takes pragmatic approach to bifurcation by Sarah Taylor, Pinsent Masons Plant-e Knowledge B.V & Plant-e B.V. v Arkyne Technologies S.L – Court of First Instance – The Hague (NL) Local Division, 15 February 2024, Case no. UPC_CFI_239/2023 A topic often discussed prior to the UPC’s […]


UPC – Dexcom v. Abbott Laboratories et al.

Posted: February 9th, 2024

Dexcom, Inc. v. Abbott Laboratories, Abbott Diabetes Care inc, Abbott France, Abbott NV/SA, Abbott B.V, Abbott S.r.l, Abbott Scandinavia Aktiebolag, Abbott GmbH, Abbott Diagnostics GmbH, Abbott Logistics B.V, Court of First Instance – Paris (FR) Local Division, 30 January 2024, Case no. UPC_CFI_230/2023 Review by the panel pursuant to R. 333 RoP. Request to harmonise […]


UPC – 100th decision published

Posted: January 18th, 2024

Past EPLAW President and Honorary Member Pierre Véron announced the publication of the 100th decision of the UPC Mr. Véron writes: “The Unified Patent Court has published yesterday its 100th decision (handed down on 10 January 2024 by the Court of Appeal, it relates to the intervention of third parties in a case about access […]


UPC – Netgear v. Huawei Technologies

Posted: January 15th, 2024

Netgear Inc., Netgear Germany GmbH, Netgear International Limited v. Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, Order of the Court of Appeal of the Unified Patent Court, Luxembourg, 11 January 2024, Case No. UPC_CoA_486/2023 HEADNOTES: Admissibility of a request for discretionary review of an order by the judge rapporteur whereby he refused an applicant pursuant to rule 333.1 […]


UPC – SES-imagotag v. Hanshow Technology

Posted: December 20th, 2023

SES-imagotag SA vs. Hanshow Technology Co. Ltd. Et al., UPC Court of First Instance – Munich (DE) Local Division, 20 December 2023, Case no. UPC_CFI_292/2023 The Munich branch of the UPC Local Division has dismissed a Preliminary Injunction filed by SES-imagotag SA against Hanshow Technology Co Ltd. The Court determined that the EP3 883 277, […]


UPC – new CMS Functionality: possibility to download multiple documents at once

Posted: December 8th, 2023

Message from the UPC: “Information on new CMS Functionality – possibility to download multiple documents at once from a case “Users are informed that a functionality is now available on the CMS to download multiple documents at once from a given case. “Provided the need to access multiple documents from a case at once, the […]


UPC – Information on new CMS Functionality – My Legal Team

Posted: December 1st, 2023

Message from the UPC “Users are informed that, as of 28 November 2023, the “My Legal Team” functionality is available on the Case Management System (CMS) “As of 28 November 2023, users of the Court’s CMS will be able to cooperate on the system, via the “My Legal Team” functionality. “This functionality allows for representatives […]



Posted: November 27th, 2023

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation v Meril Italy srl (UPC, Central Division) – order dismissing preliminary objection questioning the compe-tence of the Central Division, based on comprehensive interpretation of the term “same parties” pursuant to Article 33(4) UPCA, by Dr. Michael Kobler, Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich Edwards Lifesciences Corporation (hereinafter: “Edwards”) filed an infringement action based on EP […]


UPC – Penalty for breach of PI ordered

Posted: November 27th, 2023

myStromer AG v. Revolt Zycling AG, Local Division UPC, Dusseldorf, ex parte proceedings, 18 October 2023, Case No. UPC_CFI_177/2023 The Dusseldorf Local Division has ordered the payment of penalties for non-compliance with a PI Headnote by Aida Tohala, Bristows LLP, London. Background The present decision relates to an order for the payment of penalties following […]