Skip to content

The forthcoming UK general election will delay the UK’s ratification of a new Unified Patent Court (UPC) system until at least the summer and almost certainly push back the date on which the new framework could become operational. A spokesperson for the UK’s Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has said, that, regardless of the way the implementing legislation is introduced, the ratification process will not be complete until after the UK general election. The  IPO spokesperson has said that while some work has already been undertaken towards UK ratification, it will be for “the next government” to complete “future steps”. Read more on Out-law


3 May 2019

 

 




Cookies on the EU Patents Matter website


Our website uses cookies and similar technologies to allow us to promote our services and enhance your browsing experience. If you continue to use our website you agree to our use of cookies.


To understand more about how we use cookies, or for information on how to change your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy.