10th meeting of the UPC Preparatory Committee

United Kingdom

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18th Draft of Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court published. The Committee also agrees the draft Protocol on Provisional Application of parts of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court. The draft Protocol will allow the UPC to become “provisionally operational”, especially to allow the recordal of opt-outs of European patents from the jurisdiction of the UPC.