Unified Patent Court
A single patent court for Member States of the European Union
The Registry of the Court is located at the Court of Appeal in Luxembourg and has sub-registries at every division of the Court of First Instance. [Please see the locations page for more information regarding the locations of the Court.]
The Registry plays a key role in the functioning of the Court. It fulfils administrative and procedural tasks for the court and is led by the Registrar. A Deputy-Registrar is responsible for the sub-registries. Both, the Registrar and the Deputy-Registrar, are appointed by the Presidium for a renewable term of six years.
The Registrar’s tasks involve in particular
The Deputy-Registrar has particular tasks related to the Court of First Instance, such as inter alia
The sub-registries are responsible for the tasks assigned to the Registry in the legal proceedings at each respective division of the Court of First instance. It is their obligation to ensure that each case lodged at their division is properly recorded in the Register.