Course on Patent Litigation in Europe 2019-2020 17th Edition: registration is open

05.21.2019

The content of the CEIPI course corresponds to the draft curriculum for a European Patent Litigator’s Certificate (Draft EPLC: Rules on the European Patent Litigation Certificate and other Appropriate Qualifications pursuant to Article 48(2) of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court). The course covers all basic European laws and conventions relevant in the field of patent litigation. A diploma of the University of Strasbourg is awarded to successful participants (Diplôme Universitaire sur le Contentieux des brevets en Europe). During a period of one year from the entry into force of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court, this diploma will be deemed as appropriate qualification for a European Patent Attorneys to represent parties before the UPC as established in the Rules on Patent Litigation Certificate and Other Appropriate Qualifications pursuant to article 48(2) of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court.

Theme and purpose:

European Patent Attorneys should acquire a deepened knowledge of patent litigation procedures in Europe and of the forthcoming centralised litigation proceedings before the Unified Patent Court (UPC), as well as of related Rules of Procedure (RoP), in order to be able to advise their clients on the enforcement and defence of European Patents and Patents with Unitary Effect and to represent parties before the UPC upon the entry into force of the European Patent Package.

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