Europe’s Brave New World – The Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court

With the introduction of the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court in Europe, the European patent system will soon see its m​ost significant changes in 40 years. The changes were intended to simplify the patent environment in Europe, but have instead introduced additional complexity, particularly with regard to deciding how to obtain and enforce patent rights in Europe. Three partners from Carpmaels & Ransford LLP, one of the UK’s leading IP firms, will present their thoughts on the new system and important decisions which will soon have to be made in the context of these upcoming changes and the current system.​​