The UPC open for business in 2017? Minister for IP announces that UK will ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement

At yesterday's meeting of the Competitiveness Council, Minister of State for Intellectual Property Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced that the UK would proceed to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement, so allowing the Agreement to come into force (once Germany has also ratified). This was followed by a Government announcement here. The Unified Patent Court and unitary patent … Read more

Patent and Pharma update – May 2016

Our regular patent and pharma update aims to keep you informed of recent developments in United Kingdom and European law relating to patents and the pharmaceutical industry. Read more