UPC Questions & Answers

What you should know about the UPC

As an IP Specialist Law Firm combining both prosecution and litigation expertise across its 80 attorneys, Meissner Bolte is a single point of contact providing client oriented advice from both patent attorneys and IP specialised lawyers: this means we are ideally positioned to represent patent law cases before the UPC. Several of our experts were directly involved in the development of the new system and all of our attorneys have prepared intensively for this new era.

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Your questions, our answers.

What are the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court?

What does the new legal system mean for companies? What are the essential changes for companies as patent proprietors and applicants?

What new challenges does the new legal system pose for IP offices?

How is Meissner Bolte responding to challenges posed by the new patent law system and the UPC?

A new patent system - what does that mean for you as patent proprietor?

“From the start we expected the UPC to be a great success and are therefore very well prepared. This expectation is fully confirmed by the more than 20 actions which were filed at the start of the system, i.e. in June 2023 - including cases by Meissner Bolte.”

-Tilman Pfrang, LL.M., Partner and European Patent Litigator