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UPC: sunrise period kick-off

Today marks, the first step towards a new door opening in Europe for patentees - one that could potentially revolutionise the way we protect intellectual property. From March 1st an opt-out from the jurisdiction of the Unified Court, as laid down in the UPC Agreement, can be filed. To learn more, we strongly recommend patent holders refer to the information in our UPC hub or speak to a member of our dedicated UPC team on

Set with the interest of users in mind, a 3-month Sunrise period is starting today, before the full entry into force of the UPC Agreement on 1 June 2023.


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