Today, at the meeting of the EU Competitiveness Council the UK Government confirmed that it is proceeding with preparations to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA). This is part of the process needed to realise the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court. An official press release from the UK IPO notes that “Following the
The referendum question has finally been answered but a myriad other questions have arisen from the ballot box. In this post we look at three questions affecting trade mark portfolios, IP contracts and the UPC. We also invite you to learn more about how Brexit could affect your business in our full post referendum report here.
(UK Supreme Court decision of 29 October 2014 – Les Laboratoires Servier v Apotex Inc  UKSC 55) All five Justices of the Supreme Court agreed, in the opinion handed down today, to uphold the decision of the Court of Appeal reinstating Apotex’s award for damages under a cross-undertaking, although the majority judgment diverged from