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Unitary Patent & UPC





We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
Ahead of the first anniversary of the UPC, practitioners share how the court has kept them busy and look ahead to emerging trends
Some US lawyers have strengthened their connections with European firms as they help clients determine whether the UPC will become a 'centre of gravity'
As Munich’s local division adds more judges, it’s a good time to be a patent practitioner in the city
Tilman Müller-Stoy reveals why he never made it as a footballer and how he could have had an alternative career as a fire juggler
A patent dispute between two manufacturing companies has shown that teething problems with the UPC’s case management system have not abated
The Irish government has delayed a planned referendum on whether Ireland should join the Unified Patent Court, prompting concern about when a vote may take place
Lionel Martin of August Debouzy and Kristof Neefs at Inteo share how they prevailed in a UPC Court of Appeal case surrounding access to documents
The UK may not be a UPC member but its firms are still acting in proceedings, with Carpmaels among the most prominent
The Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal filed by Ocado, in what was a key test for transparency at the new court
Gordon Harris, who joined Trevisan & Cuonzo after more than 40 years at Gowling WLG, is excited to promote the UPC and what Italy has to offer
Ireland joining the UPC would offer plenty of opportunities to local attorneys but there are fears that the upcoming referendum could get ‘lost in the noise’
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We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
As the UPC approaches its first anniversary, there’s a risk that persisting teething issues will continue to be the major pain points
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
We provide a rundown of Managing IP’s news and analysis from the week, and review what’s been happening elsewhere in IP
Interviews; Exclusives

Interviews; Exclusives

Oliver Jan Jüngst and Daniela Kinkeldey of Bird & Bird explain how they secured victory for client NanoString in the first major ruling by the UPC’s Court of Appeal
The small Düsseldorf firm is making a big impact in the UPC. Founding partner Christof Augenstein explains why
With the boom in UPC work, the biggest challenge facing the Munich-based firm is recruitment
Darren Smyth of EIP explains how he is reporting on UPC cases, why EIP joined forces with French firm Amar Goussu Staub for UPC work, and the trends he has seen so far
Matt Dixon, CIPA’s president for 2024, says UK patent attorneys must get better at marketing their work at the court
Darren Jiron, Finnegan’s managing partner in London, discusses the firm’s growth plans and misconceptions about US firm culture
In the latest episode, Managing IP is joined by Gwilym Roberts and Lee Davies from the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys to discuss the UPC, IP ministers, diversity and more
In the latest episode, the team discusses the battle to take control of listed company and IP business Qantm IP, and looks at some recent hiring trends
The winner of Managing IP’s Life Achievement Award discusses 50 years in IP law and how even he can’t avoid imposter syndrome
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses AI clarifications from India and the US, and previews the upcoming Managing IP Awards for EMEA and the Americas
Managing IP’s Max Walters appeared on the latest episode of ‘Two IPs in a pod’, a regular podcast hosted by the UK patent attorney body, to discuss AI, awards and more
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses standard-essential patent developments so far this year and delves into law firm hiring strategies
In the final episode of 2023, the team discusses our Top 50 and the biggest IP events of the year
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses six months of India’s reformed system for foreign law firms, the latest UPC trends and SEP developments
In this special podcast, Managing IP talks to a charity that is working tirelessly to support mental health initiatives in the IP profession
In the latest episode of our monthly podcast, the team discusses law firm merger strategies, a high-profile break-up, and the latest 5G patent developments
The report, which is about the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court (UPC), features survey data analysis and interviews with patent practitioners
We have published all the 2022 rankings of the leading firms for patent litigation and protection work
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