A New Dawn for European Patents: The Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court
May 18, 2022
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The creation of a new European Unified Patent Court (“UPC”) and a new patent with unitary effect (“Unitary Patent”), in which almost all member states of the European Union participate, is the most important change in the European patent system since the European Patent Convention came into effect in October 1977. It paves the way for a unified approach to patents in Europe and will fundamentally change the international patent litigation landscape. Please see full Publication below for more information.