The prototype for e-filing is available for testing under http://prototype.unified-patent-court.org/. Feedback is appreciated. With the prototype testers will be allowed to file an infringement claim.

Roadmap update


Update contains amendments to some of the key Milestones.

Expert Panel is set up to advise the Preparatory Committee. It consits of lawyers, patent attorneys, judges and Business representatives.




The PC as repographic device subject to sec. 54 para. 1 German Copyright Act (former Version) (decision available in German, only).

On sec. 25 Ordinance on the Operation of Pharmady, on health Claims according to (EC) No. 1924/2006 and on the mineral- and table-water Regulation in the context of unfair competition law (decision available in German, only).

On the applicability of grounds for refusal of registration that were included in the GDR Patent Code 1983 (decision available in German, only).

On the question under which circumstances the patent prorietor brags about rights if he does not refer to the German part of a patent in a foreign warning letter.

On the Appeal on Points of law in case that one of the parties in the proceedings was not represented in accordance with the Provision of law (sec. 83 para 3 no. 4 German Trademark act) (decision available in German, only).

On the advertisement with legally existing rights (sec. 3 para 3, Annex no. 10 German Act against Unfair Competition) (decision available in German, only).

On the nullity of a European Patent because of inadmissible broadening by introducing a limiting feature, if the patent prorietor defends the patent in suit by a corresponding disclaimer (decision available in German, only).