The long-awaited unitary patent and Unified Patent Court are nearly here, with the system expected to come into effect in early 2023, and a “sunrise period” to opt-out patents starting 3-4 months before that. Innovators in all fields, patent holding companies, and anyone planning licensing or collaboration deals should agree a strategy related to European patents – an exercise better started sooner rather than later.
So how do you make your licences and patent strategy UPC-ready?
In this Lexology hosted webinar, experts Claire Smith and Ellen Lambrix will focus on the commercialisation and exploitation of intellectual property, answering the most important questions and explaining what your business should do to be fully prepared for the new system.
So how do you make your licences and patent strategy UPC-ready? We have prepared a detailed note on what needs to be done, which you can read on the Bristows UPC hub, here.