Official Documents

The Member States participating in the Period of Provisional Application of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPC) have adopted the following documents during the inaugural meetings of the UPC Governing Bodies, which took place on 22, 23 and 24 February 2022.

Please note that the French versions of the adopted documents below  are currently the subject to linguistic scrutiny.

Inaugural meeting of the Administrative Committee, 22 February 2022:

  • Rules of Procedure of the Administrative Committee

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  • Amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the Administrative Committee in view of the period of provisional application

 

  • Appointment of the members and alternate members of the Advisory Committee 

 

  • Regulations governing the conditions of service of judges, the Registrar and the Deputy-Registrar of the Unified Patent Court 

 

  • Staff regulations of the Unified Patent Court

 

  • Financial regulations of the Unified Patent Court

 

  • Decision of the Administrative Committee of the Unified Patent Court governing the financial management of the Court during the period of provisional application of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court

 

  • Rules on the European Patent Litigation Certificate and other appropriate qualifications pursuant to Article 48(2) of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court

 

Inaugural meeting of the Budget Committee, 23 February 2022:

  • Rules of Procedure of the Budget Committee

 

  • Amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the Budget Committee in view of the period of provisional application

 

  • Budget for the period of provisional application of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court, including the approval of the provisional contribution Key, as set out in Annex 1 of said Budget

 

Inaugural meeting of the Advisory Committee, 24 February 2022:

  • Rules of Procedure of the Advisory Committee

 

  • Amendments to the Rules of Procedure of the Advisory Committee in view of the period of provisional application