The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 35 – the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court: a 2023 update

28th February 2023, 11:34 am

In this episode, Appleyard Lees patent attorneys and partners Howard Read and Kate Hickinson provide an update on the implementation of the Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC).

Howard and Kate discuss implementation dates, the UPC’s case management system, and considerations European patent proprietors will need to make with regard to their portfolios.

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The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees is a conversation about intellectual property, focused on what matters most to innovators, inventors and brand owners, right now. In each episode, intellectual property specialists discuss the essential issues facing those who create, or protect, IP.

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