You, me & the UPC

Ep 1: UPC Basics - Part 1

July 27, 2023 Bristows LLP Episode 1
You, me & the UPC
Ep 1: UPC Basics - Part 1
Show Notes

In our first episode of You, me & the UPC, our patent litigation experts, Naomi Hazenberg and Charlie French, provide an overview of the new UPC system, which opened its doors on 1 June 2023.

They explore:

  • What does the UPC bring to the European patent litigation landscape?
  • Which countries will participate in the UPC, now and in the future?
  • Which patents are covered by the new system (and which are not)?
  • Differences between the new unitary patent and “classic” European patents.
  • The transitional period: opt-out strategies and early opt-out figures.

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