Austria Completes Ratification For The Protocol To The UPCA, Enabling Start Of UPC Provisional Application Period

Publication Date17 March 2022
SubjectIntellectual Property, Patent
Law FirmD Young & Co
AuthorHanns-Juergen Grosse

On 18 January 2022, Austria deposited the instrument of ratification for the Protocol to the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPC) on provisional application, allowing the provisional application period (PAP) to start.

We await an announcement from the UPC Preparatory Committee and will provide a further update on our website (www.dyoung.com/upandupc) regarding the formal commencement of the PAP and its implications. The PAP period is expected to run for six to ten months, meaning the UPC...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT