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The Unified Patent Court - to be or not to be

20.04.17

The new Unified Patent Court (UPC) having jurisdiction over European patents across European Union (EU) states was thrown into considerable doubt by the referendum of the British people to leave the EU (Brexit). The outlook seemed sunnier when the UK government announced its intention to ratify the UPC Agreement. However, the clouds are gathering again now that a general election has been called in the UK for 8 June 2017.

Our Partner, Peter Hale has offered his insight on where we are now, what could possibly go wrong and what you should be doing now. The PDF note is here.