Czech Republic

Overview

UP 

Yes

UPC 

Yes

Status of ratification

No. The Czech IP Office commissioned a study evaluating impacts of the UPC on Czech economy and legal system. The study recommends postponing the ratification for a specified period to see how the system works in other countries. This option also seems to be preferred by the competent authorities and the Czech Republic is currently not taking any steps towards the ratification. The proposals concerning court fees and reimbursement of representation make the system far less attractive. There are also concerns over the quality of the machine translations into Czech.

Local or Regional CFI 

No information as yet.

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 

No information as yet

Twobirds contact 

Vojtech Chloupek, Jiri Maly