Today’s The Day – The UPC Has Opened!

Today’s The Day – The UPC Has Opened!

In 2013, several Member States of the European Union concluded the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (the “UPC Agreement”). The purpose of that Agreement was to establish a common court for hearing infringement and revocation actions regarding European patents, with...
Daybreak at last! The UPC start date is confirmed

Daybreak at last! The UPC start date is confirmed

We reported in our article of December 2022 that the start date of the Unified Patent Court (“UPC”) had been delayed yet again, this time in view of some difficulties many users were having with acquiring the authentication devices required to access the UPC’s Case...
A long night, but the sun is coming up over Europe

A long night, but the sun is coming up over Europe

As mentioned in our articles of June 2022 regarding unitary patents and the Unified Patent Court, the European Union has in recent years laid the groundwork for a single patent having effect across many of the EU Member States, as well as a new court for enforcing...