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UPC impact – how will jurisprudence develop?

Posted on 2 March 2023

Partner Campbell Forsyth will be taking part in a webinar at 5pm GMT on Monday 13 March 2023 with Gwilym Roberts, Chair of Kilburn & Strode, as part of a series of discussions looking at the potential impact of the Unified Patent Court (UPC). Gwilym and Campbell will focus on how the UPC judiciary may develop the law on key points of patent law and procedure, including:  

  • Rules of procedure – mix of common law and codified – how could this develop without the UK?
  • Rule 5 jurisdictional disputes – will the UPC have authority over non-contracting states?
  • Judicial conflicts – how big a satellite issue could this become?
  • Will the UPC decide Arrow declarations are allowed or not?
  • Doctrine of equivalence – where next?
  • Approach to preliminary injunctions and interaction with oppositions

For more details and to sign up, please visit the event registration page here.

(Please note that you will be required to provide your contact details to Kilburn & Strode as part of the registration process).

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