Malta

Overview

UP 

Yes

UPC 

Yes

Status of ratification

Yes. Malta deposited its ratification instrument on 9 December 2014.

Local or Regional CFI 

It is likely that Malta will not have a local division nor participate in a regional division, and therefore its patent cases (if any) will be handled by the central division.

Location/Venue of CFI

No information as yet.

Judges 

No information as yet.

Languages 

No information as yet.

UP/UPC implementing legislation

No information as yet.

Other UP matters of interest 

Malta signed the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities (PPI) in June 2016.

Related links

http://www.consilium.europa.eu/policies/agreements/search-the-agreements-database?command=details&lang=en&aid=2013001&doclang=EN

Twobirds contact 
Wouter Pors, Katharine Stephens, Michael Alt.

*Information for this country provided by Michael Grech of GVTH Advocates, Valletta.