The Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent: A New Era Begins!

UPC-News | 01.06.2023

After many decades of anticipation, the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and the Unitary Patent has come into effect today. This landmark moment marks a significant step forward in European patent law and presents exciting new opportunities for patent holders and innovators.

With the introduction of the Unitary Patent, you now have the chance to secure patent protection with a unified effect across multiple European countries. This streamlined approach simplifies administrative processes and offers in individual cases cost efficiencies, ensuring that your inventions are safeguarded effectively and efficiently throughout Europe.

At HOFFMANN EITLE, we are equipped with extensive knowledge and experience you need to have to guide you through this groundbreaking system. Our team, comprising highly skilled Patent Litigators and Patent Attorneys are poised to provide expert representation before the UPC.

As the UPC and Unitary Patent become a reality, we understand that you may have questions and concerns about opting out of the UPC, obtaining patents with unitary effect, or other matters related to the new system. We are here to assist you every step of the way. We are ready to provide clear explanations, strategic guidance, and proactive support tailored to your unique needs.

Exciting times lie ahead, and we look forward to embarking on this transformative journey with you.