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10 December, 2015

A quick introduction to the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court.

  • Expected in early 2017
  • An opportunity to get patents covering the vast majority of the EU
  • Easy to do: optional part of the grant procedure at the EPO
  • It will not cover all EPC or EU countries
  • The ‘classical’ EPO route and national patent offices remain a useful option

To view our UP and UPC resource, click here.