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There are twenty four EU Member States which have signed the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA).
Initially, the UPCA will be in force in the seventeen states which will have ratified the UPCA.
The remaining seven EU Member States which have signed but not yet ratify the UPCA may do so at any time. EU Member States which have not signed the UPCA may still accede to it at any time.

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

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