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  • The UPC has around 190 actions, almost eight months after launch

    19 January 2024

    Since launching on 1 June 2023, the Unified Patent Court has received around 190 actions. This includes 67 infringement actions, 25 revocation actions, 79 counterclaims for revocation and some applications for provisional measures, applications for preserving evidence and one declaration of non-infringement. The chart below shows each of these as a percentage of the total […]

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  • Clarity on G2/21 from the EPO Board of Appeal in T0116/18

    10 January 2024

    Last year we reported here that the Enlarged Board of Appeal had established in G2/21 new guidance for determining when post‑published evidence can be relied upon to support an inventive step at the EPO.   It was, however, unclear how this guidance would be applied going forward.  The written decision of the Board of Appeal in […]

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