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UPC-News
19.05.2023

Official confirmation, that Milan will host third UPC central division

According to a press release from the Italian ministry of foreign affairs and international cooperation, the Italian government has reached an agreement with France and Germany to establish the thi...

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UPC-News
16.05.2023

Provisional decision on distribution of UPC Cases of the Central Division after UK's withdrawal

It was announced today, that the Presidium of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) decided, that on June 1, when the UPC starts, initially the Paris and Munich will share the caseload, which would h...

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Awards
04.05.2023

Michaela Ring recognised as Managing IPs "Top 250 Women in IP"

Congratulations to Michaela Ring for being recognised as one of Managing IP’s “Top 250 Women in IP” globally! This special publication recognises some of the senior female IP practitioners in priva...

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UPC-News
03.05.2023

UPC CMS platform for practicing Entry Into Force functionalities

As the UPC announced today, it will provide from May 29 for an unlimited period a CMS system to allow external users to practice Entry Into Force functionalities. The system will be the same as the...

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UPC-News
02.05.2023

Denmark ratifies the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities of the UPC

Denmark has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities (PPI) of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) on April 28. Denmark will have a local division in Copenhag...

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UPC-News
28.04.2023

Proposal for unitary Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) released

The EU Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) system is set to undergo reform as the European Commission has proposed the introduction of unitary SPCs for medicinal and plant protection product...

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UPC-News
25.04.2023

UPC’s presiding judges announced

The Presidium of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) has released its decision on the appointment of presiding judges for the Court's first instance divisions. At a local division typically a panel of t...

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Case Law
24.03.2023

Decision G 2/21 is out!

The Enlarged Board of Appeal has issued its decision in G 2/21, which will have a significant impact on the role of plausibility in assessing sufficiency of disclosure and inventive step both at th...

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Publication
15.03.2023

HOFFMANN EITLE Quarterly Newsletter 3/23

Dear Colleagues and Friends, In this first issue of the Hoffmann Eitle Quarterly for 2023, we begin by concluding our four-part series on the patenting of computer-implemented inventions and artif...

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UPC-News
01.03.2023

UPC Sunrise Period starts

The UPC 3-month sunrise period starts today! Now you can request a delay of the decision to grant European patents, optionally with an advance request for unitary effect, as well as register Opt-O...

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