Darren Smyth is a partner, UK and European patent attorney, design attorney, and UPC representative at EIP
27 June 2024FeaturesPatentsDarren Smyth

Unified Patent Court: The cases, the numbers and what the future holds

In its first year, uptake of cases at the Unified Patent Court has surpassed most expectations. Darren Smyth of EIP delves into the facts and figures behind the headlines, with some surprising results.

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