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* UPCA stands for "Agreement on a Unified Patent Court"


The option to file an application to opt out is not yet available. Filing an application to opt out will be possible as of the start of the sunrise period which will begin three months before the Court starts to operate.
You can however access the test version of the Court’s Case Management System to test the application process.


If you have questions about the new system for the litigation of patents in Europe and the Unified Patent Court, please visit the FAQ page