Eliot Ward - Dec 05, 2022

UPC timeline delayed by two months

On 5 December 2022, the UPC Administrative Committee announced it was

Darena Slavova - Nov 01, 2022

EPO introduces top-up searches for earlier national rights

On 1 September 2022, the EPO introduced an extra “quality check”..

Matthew Naylor - Sep 23, 2022

UPC: Rules of Procedure finalised and in force

The Unitary Patent Court now has a revised set of Rules of Procedure...

Eliot Ward - Sep 22, 2022

Mewburn Ellis launch Validation Costs Estimator Tool

We are pleased to launch our new Validation Costs Estimator Tool.


Eliot Ward - Jul 19, 2022

Unitary Patent Package - an overview

In this Forward: On Demand vlog, Eliot Ward gives us an overview of..

Eliot Ward - Dec 03, 2021

Austrian parliament unanimously passes legislation to allow the practical preparations for the UPC to begin

On 2 December 2021, Austria became the thirteenth EU country to pass..

Victoria Coleman - Jul 21, 2020

UK formally withdraws from the UPC

In a statement to Parliament on 20 July 2020, the government formally..

Tanis Keirstead - Mar 26, 2020

German Constitutional Court Verdict: Stumbling Block or Death Knell for the UPC?

On 20 March 2020, three years after the challenge was originally..

Chris Denison - Feb 28, 2020

UK will not participate in the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent systems

Yesterday the UK Government published its negotiating objectives for..