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UK decides to ratify Unified Patent Court Agreement

November 29, 2016

Yesterday 28 November, at a meeting of the EU’s Competitiveness Council, the UK’s Intellectual Property Minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced that the UK Government intends to ratify the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court.

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"Unitary patent and Unified Patent Court" epi seminar in Hamburg

November 09, 2016

There are still seats available for the epi seminar on "Unitary patent and Unified Patent Court" taking place on 7 December 2016 in Hamburg. You are kindly invited to register for the seminar by 25th November 2016.

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UPC Agreement Ratification Process and Local or Regional Divisions, update 7 November 2016

November 08, 2016

Before the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) can enter into force, it needs to be ratified by 13 Member States, including Germany, France and the UK (Art 89(1) UPCA).

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Obituary: Leo Ryckeboer

October 11, 2016

It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing on 22nd September, 2016 of Leo Ryckeboer, former Vice-President of our Institute.

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Seminars on "Unitary patent and Unified Patent Court" – register now!

September 29, 2016

The upcoming epi seminars on "Unitary patent and Unified Patent Court" are open for registration. You are kindly invited to register for seminars in Milan, Prague and Hamburg.

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