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Published on 28 June 2022

The new European patent system

Title: The new European patent system

Jurisdiction: European Union

Authors: Martin Levinsohn and Anja Siöstedt

Law firm: Setterwalls


On January 19, 2022, the last piece of the puzzle fell into place for the provisional application of the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) to begin. Preparations are now fully under way to recruit judges, implement case management systems and resolve other practical issues. A realistic timeframe is that the Unified Patent Court (UPC) will be operational at the start of 2023.

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