Unified Patent Court
A single patent court for Member States of the European Union
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) is a Court, comprising judges from all participating Member States of the European Union. It is set up to decide in particular on the infringement and validity of both Unitary Patents and classic European Patents. The UPC is a Court common to currently seventeen EU Member States for which the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA) will enter into force on 1 June 2023.
* UPCA stands for "Agreement on a Unified Patent Court"
Actions with the Court can only be filed via the Court’s Case Management System.
Register as a Representative before the UPC via the Court’s Case Management System.
If you have questions about the new system for the protection of patents in Europe and the Unified Patent Court, please visit the FAQ page.
05 June 2023
01 June 2023
31 May 2023