Representation before the Unified Patent Court from the point of view of the Rules of Procedure

In this earlier posting I sketched the contradictory positions of general lawyer associations (e.g. CCBE) and more patent-related organisations (e.g. epi and CEIPI) as to the authorisation rights before the Unified Patent Court (UPC), back then called European and EU Patents Court (EEPC). As analysed on the ksnh::law blog in an article titled Representation before the UPC: Are some Patent Attorneys authorised without Patent Litigation Certificate?, there are four groups of legal professionals defined in Article 48 UPCA and Rule 286 RoP that will be entitle to autonomously represent cases before the new court: lawyers authorised to practise before a court of a Contracting Member State, jurists authorised to practice in patent related matters before a court in a Contracting Member State, European Paten ...Zum vollständigen Artikel


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