With final decisions of the European Patent Reform and the Unified Patent Court imminent, it is essential that the specifics are understood and analysed in order to adapt your strategy. The MIP European Patent Reform Forum examined the new court and financial considerations of the unitary patent in detail. Recent developments were evaluated, such as the confirmed costs and fees; the selection of judges; and the impact of the UPC on the technology and life sciences sectors. In addition, the forum guided delegates on whether to opt in or opt out their patents.
The Forum provided an invaluable analysis of the details and specifics of European patent reform, where delegates learned to:
The programme addressed the major issues at hand and encouraged participation and debate on all the pertinent topics and technical matters from the varied perspectives of a wide range of stakeholders.
Who was in attendance?The Forum registered 150 delegates in Munich and 170 in Paris, bringing together over 150 patent and IP experts from corporations, industry associations and private practice to discuss and impart valuable knowledge.
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