The Unified Patent Court (UPC) Webinar Series: Part Two

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When the UPC opened its doors for business on June 1st, 2023, no one could really predict what this would mean for patent rights holders or the lawyers representing them.

Bird & Bird’s international patent team has been present in the courts since the first week and has been compiling its learnings from day one. During the second of our regular UPC update webinars, we took an in-depth look at the last 3 months of the UPC - including case law insights, opt-out trends, consequences of opting out and public access to court files, among others - and what developments we can expect to see in the near future.

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Below are two articles mentioned during the session:

Key takeaways

  1. After a little over six months’ operation, according to the public register (which does not show all the cases) 55 infringement actions have been filed and 23 revocation actions (not including counterclaims). There have also been 9 applications for provisional and protective measures, including PIs.
  2. In addition there…

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