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The UPC and Unitary Patent will introduce the most radical changes to patent litigation in Europe for 40 years.

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The deadlock on the unified patent convention

The decision of the Federal Constitutional Court (Case No 2 BvR 739/17) on the constitutionality of the UPC-Act of Approval

4 May 2020

by Dr. Anja Lunze, LL.M.

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Patents & innovation

The UPC is dead – German Constitutional Court says the German ratification to the UPC is against the Constitution

20 March 2020
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by Dr. Anja Lunze, LL.M. and Paul England, DPhil

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Life sciences & healthcare

About A Practitioner's Guide to European Patent Law

24 October 2019

by Paul England, DPhil

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Patents & innovation

Synapse - law for life sciences - May 2018

1 June 2018

by multiple authors

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Patents & innovation

Crucial news expected on the UPC and Unitary Patent in Spring 2018

2 May 2018

by Paul England, DPhil

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Patents & innovation

Inventive step in Europe and the UPC

8 January 2018

by Paul England, DPhil

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Common issues of direct and indirect infringement in Europe and the UPC

4 March 2017

by Paul England, DPhil

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Strategic considerations - why opt-out or why not?

4 January 2015

by Dr. Anja Lunze, LL.M.

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Countdown to the UPC - Experts, experiments and confidentiality

2 May 2017

by multiple authors

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Countdown to the UPC - The Unitary Patent and its renewal fees

9 July 2016

by Paul England, DPhil and Dr. Jan Phillip Rektorschek

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Countdown to the UPC - Opt-out and the transitional period

4 January 2016

by Paul England, DPhil and Verena Bertram

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Countdown to the UPC - Decisions the UPC can make and how it makes them

28 April 2015

by multiple authors

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Countdown to the UPC - The UPC's place in the European patent system

9 January 2014

by multiple authors

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