Michael Washbrook

Partner

Michael Washbrook

Mike is a partner in the Patents & Innovation group who specialises in Tech and Life sciences patent litigation. Mike has advised a wide range of clients from multinational companies to SMEs on patent matters across a variety of technologies including pharmaceuticals, medical devices and telecommunications. He has experience of advising clients in relation to multinational litigation across Europe, and in European Patent Office proceedings. Mike also has a particular focus on the relationship between intellectual property rights and competition law.

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UPC

Should I file an infringement action with the UPC or stick to national courts?

A comparison of UPC infringement proceedings with national patent infringement proceedings

12 January 2023
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UPC

Language Regime and Translation Requirements under the UPC

10 October 2022
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Patents & innovation

UPC and Unitary Patent fees

2 June 2022
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UPC

It is time to think about UPC opt-out again: what opt-out does

Part 1

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