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28 November 2022

WEBINAR: Getting ready for opt-outs!

De Clercq & Partners is delighted to invite you to join a free webinar on the topic of the Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC).

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16 November 2022

EPO transitional measures will start on January 1, 2023

We have recently reported that the European Patent Office (EPO) will be implementing two temporary measures with which applicants may (1) request a delay in the issuance of a European patent grant until the entry into force of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement...

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08 November 2022

Considering the Unitary Patent?

The Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC) are expected to start on April 1, 2023. The system applies for countries in the ‘UP-space’ - initially 17 EU states, including the heavyweights Germany, France, and Italy, as well as Benelux countries and others.

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28 October 2022

Getting ready for opt-outs!

The Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC) are expected to start on April 1, 2023. The system will initially apply to 17 EU states, including the heavyweights Germany, France, and Italy, as well as Benelux and others (herein, ‘UP space’).

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07 October 2022

Latest state of play in view of the launch of the Unified Patent Court

The UPC Preparatory team has recently published the implementation roadmap that depicts the key activities and milestones of the UPC in the coming months.

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