The 18th Preparatory Committee was held in Paris.
The 17th meeting of the Preparatory Committee was held in Stockholm, Sweden.
Today, 29 June 2016, a protocol on privileges and immunities to the UPC Agreement has been signed by representatives of member states in the margins of COREPER I meeting in Brussels.
The UPC are pleased to collaborate with the Union pour la Juridiction unifiée du brevet (which includes the following: AACEIPI – AAPI – ACPI – AFEP – AFPPI – AIPPI – APEB – ASPI – CGPME – CNCPI – ICC France – INPI – LES France – MEDEF – Ordre des Avocats Paris) for a mock trial on the UPC opt-out
There are a number of updated Q&A’s on the fee section page. These can be found here.
The Committee continues on the path of organising meetings at or in the vicinity of the future seats/divisions of the UPC.
EPLAW, EPLIT and epi has taken on the task to help the Preparatory Committee develop a draft Code of Conduct for representatives who appear before the Court, as referred to in the Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court.
The Unified Patent Court, a new supranational court specialised in patent litigation, based on the Unified Patent Court Agreement signed by 25 Member States of the European Union will have a wide and exclusive competence in respect of infringement and validity of European patents and European pat
The Committee met in Luxembourg on 14 April 2016, it was a great opportunity for committee members to be able to view the UPC Court of Appeal building at Nouvel Hémicycle, 1, rue du Fort Thüngen.