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Luxembourg ratifies UPC Agreement (although has yet to deposit the instrument of ratification) whilst the Belgian Government's ratification is challenged in its Constitutional Court
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Belgium, European Union, Luxembourg
  • April 7 2015

Luxembourg has been reported to have ratified the UPC Agreement (APCA) although it has not yet lodged the instrument of ratification as far as the


Examination of clarity in EPO Opposition proceedings
  • Dehns
  • European Union
  • April 7 2015

If a claim is amended during Opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office, can it be scrutinised to check that its meaning is clear? If


European Court rules on standard essential patents
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • European Union
  • July 21 2015

On the 16 July 2015, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down judgment in Huawei Technologies Co Ltd v ZTE Corp (Case C-17013


IP in depth: patentable biotechnology a comparative analysis of key markets
  • Fisher Adams Kelly Callinans
  • Australia, European Union, New Zealand, USA
  • March 31 2015

There is extraordinary complexity and optimization underlying even comparatively 'simple' organisms. These powerful biological products and processes


Unified Patent Court fees consultation
  • D Young & Co
  • European Union
  • August 3 2015

In our June 2015 newsletter, we reported on the launch of the consultation on the fee regime for the Unified Patent Court (UPC). We have since had


What is the Unitary Patent
  • Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer Baratz
  • European Union
  • November 30 2016

A unitary patent - properly called “a European patent with unitary effect” - is a new type of patent which is being introduced in Europe for EU


EFTA Court rules on key SPC issues
  • Hunton & Williams LLP
  • European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway
  • April 9 2015

The supply of a medicinal product without a marketing authorisation under national provisional permissions of use does not generally prevent an SPC


The UK to Ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 30 2016

The UK government announced on November 28, 2016 that it will proceed to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA). The announcement comes


Il regno unito procede alla ratifica del Tribunale unificato dei brevetti: ma quale futuro dopo la brexit?
  • De Berti Jacchia Franchini Forlani Studio Legale
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 30 2016

Naturalmente, la ratifica del Regno Unito pone molte domande in previsione della Brexit. Anche nel caso in cui il sistema del brevetto unitario


The Unified Patent Court - back on track again
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

Brexit a shock to the Unitary Patent Package In spring 2016 the Unified Patent Court (UPC) was well on its way to open up in late spring 2017. Court