Update Modules on the Unified Patent Court

2019 Edition

Next April 2019 will take place in Strasbourg a training program exclusively devoted to the Unified Patent Court (UPC), organized by CEIPI. The program is divided in two modules of two days each (5-6 and 26-27 April) and will allow participants to go through the institutional aspects of the UPC, the rules of procedure and remedies available to the parties.

Speakers in the previous edition of this program include Alexander Ramsay, Margot Fröhlinger, Klaus Grabinski, Kevin Mooney, Sam Granata, Beate Schmidt, Pierre Véron, Laurence Brüning-Petit, Thierry Debled, Stefan Luginbuehl and Christophe Geiger.

The program is open to former participants of the Diploma on Patent Litigation in Europe, lawyers practicing in the area of intellectual property, and other intellectual property professionals with an interest in patent litigation and enforcement.

Upload here the detailed program of the training.

The fees are 1.950€ (1.800€ for former participants to the CEIPI Diploma on Patent Litigation in Europe).


Please send your application form by email to imahoudeau@ceipi.edu.

Applications will be treated on a first come, first served basis. If the course is oversubscribed, names will be put on a waiting list.

Application forms:

Agreement If you work abroad

Convention de formation professionnelle If you work in France and your company will bear the cost of the training

Contrat de formation individuel If you work in France and you will pay yourself for the training

For further information please contact Ms. Isabelle Mahoudeau for administrative questions/registration (imahoudeau@ceipi.edu) or Mr. Xavier Seuba for questions related to the academic content of the program (xavier.seuba@ceipi.edu).

2018 Edition

The CEIPI First Update Module in the Unified Patent Court has taken place 9-10 March 2018 and 13-14 April 2018 at the University of Strasbourg premises, organized by the Center for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI).

During four days, participants have gone through a variety of substantive and institutional aspects of the Unified Patent Court and the unitary patent, and encounter leading figures of the UPC law and process. Speakers included Alexander Ramsay, Sam Granata, Beate Schmidt, Kevin Mooney, Thierry Debled, Christophe Geiger, Laurence Brüning-Petit, Pierre Véron, Max Brunner, Clement Salung Petersen and Klaus Grabinski.