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 […]


UPC – Harvard College v. Nanostring Technologies / security for costs

Posted: November 27th, 2023

Harvard College v NanoString Technologies (UPC, Munich Central Division) Case no. UPC_CFI_252/2023 – UPC awards security for costs against UK-based litigant. Headnote by Kate O’Sullivan, Bristows LLP, London On 30 October 2023, the Munich Central Division granted an order for security for costs in the case of President and Fellows of Harvard College v. NanoString […]


UPC – Search engine for UPC case law

Posted: November 9th, 2023

Message from former EPLAW President and honorary member Pierre Véron: “The website of the Unified Patent Court makes available the decisions rendered by the Court, after anonymisation in accordance with the GDPR, here www.unified-patent-court.org/en/decisions-and-orders. This page allows scrolling through individual descriptive sheets with links for downloading the decisions. However, the search engine’s capabilities are limited […]


UPC – 10x Genomics/Harvard v NanoString

Posted: November 2nd, 2023

10x Genomics/Harvard v NanoString (UPC, Munich Local Division), first inter partes preliminary injunction based on the first asserted unitary patent. Request rejected based on the parent bundle patent Prof. Dr. jur. Tilman Müller-Stoy, Dr. rer. nat. Kerstin Galler, Bardehle Pagenberg, Munich Facts The applicants (10x Genomics and Harvard University) requested against the respondents (NanoString) on […]


UPC – Harvard v. Nanostring Technologies

Posted: October 30th, 2023

President and Fellows of Harvard College v. NanoString Technologies Europe Limited, UPC Court of First Instance – Munich (DE) Central Division, 4 October 2023, Case no. UPC_CFI_252/2023 Objections based on articles 29 and 30 Brussels Ibis Regulation may be the subject of a Preliminary objection under Rule 48 in connection with 19.1(a) RoP. Preliminary objection […]


UPC – Arkyne Technologies v. Plant-e Knowledge / Change of Language of the proceedings

Posted: October 25th, 2023

Arkyne Technologies S.L. v. Plant-e Knowledge B.V. and Plant-e B.V, Order of the President of the Court of First Instance, Local Division The Hague, Pursuant to R. 323 RoP (language of the proceedings), Case no. UPC_CFI_239/2023 Plant-e Knowledge B.V. and Plant-e B.V. have brought an infringement action against Arkyne Technologies. By application dated 21 September […]


UPC – Sanofi-Aventis v. Amgen / Appeal

Posted: October 18th, 2023

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, Sanofi-Aventis Groupe S.A., Sanofi Winthrop Industrie S.A. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc v. Amgen Inc, Court of Appeal of the Unified Patent Court, appeal against dismissal of a procedural order, 13 October 2023, Case no. UPC_CoA_320/2023 Service of the Statement of claim without annexes referred to or announces therein; term extension KEYNOTES: 1. […]


EPLAW – webinar: ‘UPC first impressions and feedback collection’

Posted: October 6th, 2023

Today, EPLAW hosted a webinar exclusive for its members titled ‘UPC: First Impressions and Feedback Collection’. In the course of a one-hour session, participants delved into the initial encounters with the Unified Patent Court (UPC). The session commenced with an introduction by Myles Jelf (Bristows), followed by insights shared by others including Klaus Haft (HOYNG […]


UPC – 10x Genomics v. Nanostring Technologies / certified English translation full PI judgment

Posted: October 1st, 2023

10x Genomic, Inc. and President and Fellows of Harvard College v. NanoString Technologies Inc., NanoString Technologies Germany GmbH, and NanoString Technologies Netherlands B.V., Court of First Instance of the Unified Patent Court, Munich Local Division, 15 September 2023, Case number UPC CFI 2/2023 The full certified English translation of the first PI based on a […]