November 09, 2015
The last meeting of the Preparatory Committee for the UPC was held in Sweden on 19 October 2015. At this meeting, the 18th draft of the Rules of Procedure was adopted. For more information, please visit the website of the Preparatory Committee. The “Protocol to the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court on provisional application” was signed in the margins of the EU Competitiveness Council meeting on 1 October 2015. On 30 September 2015, Italy joined the enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection. See the website of the European Commission.