Tuesday, October 24 2023   \  Published by IP Kat.

UPC Court of Appeal's first decision extends time limits for filing the Preliminary Objection and the Statement of Defence in some cases

UPC Court of Appeal's first decision extends time limits for filing the Preliminary Objection and the Statement of Defence in some cases

The Court of Appeal of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) has issued its first order (the Court later provided an English translation). Unsurprisingly, given the UPC system only started from 1 June this year the first appellate order relates to a procedural issue rather than anything on the substantive merits of the case. Like the decisions from the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office the UPC Court of Appeal order contains headnotes which rather nicely summarise what has been decided, but it is just as important to go a bit deeper to see the reasoning behind. Read more

Ready to Get Started?

Contact Sales