First contacts with the UPC: Waiving jurisdiction of the UPC

By Geoffroy Cousin

The Agreement on the Unified Patent Court (AUPC) and the European Patent with Unitary Effect (EPUE) were announced in 2012. After the initial surprise, interest in the new system has weakened during the long process of ratification of AUPC.

Simplified procedure and Transit third/third

Written by Philippe Van Eeckhout

Customs is without any doubt the most efficient administration in the fight against counterfeiting.
It remains that one should be aware of the interpretation given by the Customs Directorate to the regulations regarding this field.