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EU – ERA conference on the EU Unitary Patent 2015

Posted: October 23rd, 2015

Logo_era_enAcademy of European Law (ERA), Annual Conference on the EU Unitary Patent 2015, Brussels, 26 November 2015

 

 

Objective

Just before the Unitary Patent Court starts functioning, this one-day conference will offer an update on the most recent political and legal developments regarding the Unitary Patent in the EU and the rules of procedure applicable before the Unitary Patent Court.

Key topics

Pending adoption of the 18th draft of the rules of procedure
Result of the public consultation on the fee structure for the Unified Patent Court
Adjusted proposals from the EPO on renewal fee levels for Unitary Patent with unitary effect
Implications of the Unitary Patent system for large and small industries
Deadlines with the Unified Patent Court:being prepared for changes in legal practice and in internal organisation of law firms

More information may be found on the ERA website here.

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