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Patents Working Group


This Working Group follows developments related to the setting up of a Unified Patents Court (UPC) including Representation before the UPC, development of the draft Rules of Procedure, the European Patent Litigation Certificate and a range of other issues.

Members

CORNU

      Emmanuel

      Belgium

KRAG NIELSEN

      Jakob

      Denmark

BARNY

      Luc

      France

COUFFIGNAL

      Marion

      France

LARERE

      Emmanuel

      France

ZIEGLER

      Olivier

      France

OSTERRIETH

      Christian

      Germany

DECKER

      Nicolas

      Luxembourg

MILLER QC

      Richard

      United Kingdom

Documents

CCBE comments on the draft code of conduct for the UPC (23/06/2016)

    

CCBE preliminary observations on the draft Code of Conduct for the Unified Patent Court (04/05/2016)

    

CCBE position on Independence of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office (15/05/2015)

    

CCBE response to the consultation paper on the European Patent Litigation Certificate Proposals (21/07/2014)

      

15th draft of the rules of procedure of the unified patent court dated 31 may 2013 Comments from the CCBE (18/10/2013)

    

The European Union Patent Jurisdiction (12/12/2011)

      

CCBE position paper concerning the proposal for a European and Community Patents Court (16/10/2009)

      

Proposal for a European and Community Patents Court CCBE Position regarding Article 28 Representation (19/02/2009)

      

CCBE position paper on the European Union Patent Jurisdiction (05/09/2008)