The establishment of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) last year marked a significant milestone in European patent litigation and while the new court system offers significant advantages, it remains crucial for businesses and legal professionals to familiarise themselves with the new procedures and adapt their strategies accordingly. This article from Mike Gilbert and Thomas Prock for leading IP publication World IP Review provides an interesting understanding of what the future may hold.
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M&C in the news: UPC trends to watch out for
The long-awaited establishment of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) stands as a pivotal moment for patent litigation across Europe. Since becoming a reality last year, the anticipation surrounding its potential impact on businesses, innovation, and legal strategies has evolved into analysis and advice around how best to navigate the new system. In this article, we explore predictions around the UPC including implications it may have on patent enforcement, legal proceedings, and the overall landscape of intellectual property rights.