German Constitutional Court deals blow to Unified Patent Court

On Friday 20 March 2020 the German Federal Constitutional Court dealt a blow to the Unified Patent Court (UPC), issuing a decision to uphold a constitutional complaint lodged against the German ratification of the UPC agreement.The complainant (a German patent attorney), had argued that the ratification of the UPC agreement was contrary to the Germ...
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No change to EU trade marks and designs during transition period

The UK left the EU at 11pm GMT 31 January 2020. It now enters a transition period during which the status quo is preserved and all EU trade mark and design rights continue to cover the UK.The transition period is presently due to end on 31 December 2020 (although extensions are possible). At that point, the EU rights will cease to cover the UK...
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